Gaston Dental Associates
816 East Franklin Blvd.
Gastonia, North Carolina 28054


Category Archives: Dental Sealants

Ways of Preventing Cavities Down the Line

There are many things that we all can do to help prevent cavities in our teeth. The most important things we need to do include brushing at least two times per day, flossing at least once per day really well, and coming in to see us here at Gaston Dental Associates every six months. Beyond those normal parts of your routine, it is also important that you know how to keep your teeth healthy on a deeper level. Here are some things we can help you with so that your teeth stay healthy and free of cavities. Sealing Your Teeth Can Really Help Getting dental sealants allows your teeth to get a protective...

Specialized Care for Children at Our Pediatric Dentistry Practice

A children’s dentist can offer specialized care for infants, toddlers and adolescents. There are good reasons to take your child to a pediatric facility instead of a general dentist. Dental facilities that cater to children have specialty equipment such as smaller tools and chairs that make undergoing examinations and treatments more comfortable. Protect Teeth with Dental Sealants A local dentist office may have a children’s dentist on its staff to provide treatments that help to prevent tooth decay. A type of treatment that some experts recommend for children’s teeth is an application...

Dental Sealants Help with Preventing Tooth Issues in Children

A dental sealant refers to a thin plastic coating that is painted on your teeth’s chewing surfaces (molars and premolars). Dental sealants prevent you from getting tooth decay. A tooth sealant bonds into the grooves and depressions of your teeth and forms a protective layer over each tooth. Regularly flossing and brushing of teeth gets rid of plaque and food particles on the surface of your teeth. However, these measures are not guaranteed to remove all the particles or plaque in the depths of your back teeth. Sealants are a form of preventative dentistry aimed at protecting the vulnerable...