Beautiful Smiles Dental Associates

1212 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 400, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036

(646) 462-3098

Dentist in Midtown East

Midtown East Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

What are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that protect the chewing surfaces of children's back teeth from decay (cavities). Because they have small pits and grooves, these surfaces are rough and uneven. Food and germs can get stuck in the pits and grooves and stay there for a long time because toothbrush bristles cannot brush them away. Sealants fill in the grooves and keep the food out.

Why are They Needed?

Children should get sealants on their permanent molars as soon as they come in--before decay attacks the teeth. Sealants, daily brushing and flossing, drinking fluoridated water, and regular dental check-ups are an important part of your child's oral health and the best defense against tooth decay.

Office Hours

Monday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 6:00pm


Office Info

1212 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 400, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (646) 462-3098

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