Once sealants are applied, they last an average of 10 years with proper care. They do not need to be removed but will wear off gradually. They can be reapplied as necessary.
Yes, according to the experts, dental sealants are well worth the money.
Dental sealants cost an average of $30 to $60 per tooth. According to the CDC, 80% of cavities are prevented two years after application, and 50% are prevented up to four years. Sealants typically last about 10 years. This saves a lot of money and time on dental care because you don’t have to worry so much about cavities.
No, dental sealants are not painful. The process is quick and easy, and each tooth only takes about a minute. Once the sealants are applied and dried, your child can go back to their normal activities, even eating and drinking right away.