• why choose us
    about us

    Our excellent treatment and modern facility, conveniently located in downtown SLC, is the perfect place to receive superior dental treatment.

  • Meet The Team
    Dentist

    Dr. Bye attended Brigham Young University for his undergraduate degree and then moved to San Francisco.

  • Our Location
    Location

    175 S. West Temple, Suite 100
    Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Patient Education

Sealants

Tooth Decay
Tooth decay is most commonly found on molars (permanent teeth in the back of the mouth).  On the surface, molars have deep pits and grooves.  It is here that food particles and bacteria often collect and form cavities.  Even frequent brushing can’t remove all of the bacteria build up.

What are Sealants?
Sealants are made from a material that bonds to molar surfaces, in order to smooth out the pits and grooves.  This flatter surface on the tooth helps regular brushing clean more effectively.  What a comfort to know that your brushing efforts are cleaning more than ever before!

Simple and Painless
The application of sealants is a routine procedure.  The teeth are thoroughly cleaned before the sealant is simply brushed on.  A light is then used to help the sealant harden.  No drilling or anesthetic are required, making it a viable solution for even the most nervous patient.

 


 

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