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Preventing Cavities with dental sealants

Walter J. Turner, DDS

The pits in your kids’ back teeth are  hard to clean. Sealants can help.

Kids can grow up cavity free. Helping our patients achieve a cavity free smile is a huge part of our in-office prevention program. We are devoted to helping our patients develop good dental habits to promote good oral health.

Dental sealants are an important tool in helping prevent cavities in your kids’ teeth. One of the most common places that tooth decay develops is on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. These teeth have deep grooves called pits and fissures. These grooves help us chew our food but also make cleaning those teeth difficult.

A dental sealant is made of a tooth-colored resin that is placed in these grooves and acts as a barrier, protecting enamel from plaque and acid. Sealants can be placed in one easy appointment. We use an Air Abrasion system to remove all debris from the grooves to ensure maximum bonding to the tooth.

Sealants are a cost-effective and easy procedure to boost your child’s goal of a cavity-free smile.

Lasker Jewelers
Lasker Jewelers

Pulling Together Partners

The following organizations are currently supporting Volume One’s work in the community during the pandemic:

Lasker Jewelers

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire

Downtown Eau Claire Inc DECI

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Pablo Group

Wisconsin Independent Network

Middle West Management

Bon Iver

Royal Credit Union

Silver Spring

Evergreen Surgical

Charter Bank

The Murty Henriksen Family

The Larry and Marie Past Family

The Dan and Kerry Kincaid Family

Anton and Rae Schilling-Smets

Brady and Jeanne Foust

If your organization is interested in supporting Volume One during this difficult time, nick@volumeone.orgcontact us.