What Are Dental Sealants?

11 Feb

Dental sealants are plastic coatings that are usually placed on the chewing (occlusal) surface of the permanent back teeth — the molars and premolars — to help protect them from decay. Why are sealants put on teeth? The chewing surfaces … Read More »

What is Orthodontics?

9 Feb

Orthodontics is the process of straightening and aligning teeth to improve your smile. A specialist in this field is called an orthodontist. Orthodontists receive two or more years of education beyond their four years in dental school in an ADA-approved. … Read More »