The application of fissure sealants is designed to preserve the integrity of your child’s permanent teeth. As soon as your child starts having permanent teeth, which usually occurs between six and seven years, it is recommended to assess the teeth for the need for fissure sealing . This depends on the morphology of the tooth, and the dentist will assess the teeth and make the appropriate recommendation.
Fissure sealants are a good strategy for children for several reasons:
- It can assist in the prevention of decay
- It allows children to adapt to having dental care and highlights it can be painless and simple
- It puts the emphasis on prevention rather than disease control.