Oral health care is important through the lifespan. In addition to the application of dental sealants, children and adults should follow the instructions below to establish and maintain good oral health care habits.
If a child’s baby teeth have deep pits and grooves, a dentist may recommend dental sealants. Baby teeth save space for permanent teeth, so it is important to keep them healthy so that they do not fall out early!
To prevent tooth decay:
For more information on caring for your young child’s mouth, visit Healthy Teeth Healthy Kids.