These are “plastic coating” that fill the fissures in a tooth. They protect teeth from plaque and acids. These are a successful method of preventing tooth decay, particularly in a patients with a higher risk of tooth decay. The treatment is painless and non-invasive. Fissure sealants gradually wear after several years and may be re-applied.
1. Tooth prior to fissure sealing
2. Tooth protected with fissure sealant