The Dental Center of Mishawaka
112 Ironworks Avenue, Suite B1, Mishawaka, IN 46544

Do You Know about Dental Sealants?

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Protection is the ultimate prevention, which is why dental sealants are popular. They offer advanced dental protection and can save you the cost of corrective treatment. Discover why family dentistry experts use dental sealants to make so many people smile.

The Dental Details

Dental sealants are thin, plastic coatings in either clear or white, which are placed onto teeth to protect them from tooth decay. They are bonded into the grooves and crevices of a tooth to prevent debris and bacteria from forming in these areas and developing into decay. Dental sealants are usually placed on the chewing surfaces of the teeth, but they can also be placed on the sides of a tooth. These sealants are extremely popular and have been used by family dentistry specialists since the 1960s.

Time for Treatment

Sealants are most commonly used on children, but can help people of any age. They are a preventive measure, rather than a corrective course of treatment, which is why sealants are typically placed before a cavity has formed. Not all people or all teeth need this dental protection, but this can only be determined after an examination by a family dentistry expert. If dental sealants are recommended, it is best to have them placed as soon as possible to ensure that the teeth are protected. If there are slight signs that a cavity has started to develop, dental sealants may still be recommended. The only way to know sealants are needed is to find one of the best dentists in Mishawaka to evaluate your case.

Prolonging Protection

Dental sealants can be expected to remain intact for three to five years, but many can last up to a decade. Dentists often see adults whose sealants have remained intact since childhood. But any length of time that sealants last is assurance that teeth are protected. If you notice that a sealant has chipped or fallen off, tell your dentist immediately so it can be repaired. With the popularity and prevalence of dental sealants today, be assured that all dentists in Mishawaka will evaluate your sealants during your regular dental check-ups.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Mishawaka, call The Dental Center of Mishawaka today at (574) 285-0460 or make an appointment.

The Dental Center offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Mishawaka. With 4 affiliated practices throughout Indiana, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At The Dental Center of Mishawaka, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at The Dental Center of Mishawaka.

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Any doctor/dentist visit can be stressful but it’s anything but that at The Dental Center. You all have made my visits very pleasant.
George K.
Nobody LIKES going to the dentist. But if you have to go to the dentist, this is where you ought to go.
Scott S.
This convenient and clean facility is staffed with courteous and professional people, who seem genuinely concerned with the patients. Jessica in particular was very helpful.
Sen M.
Very patient friendly, not many people like going to the dentist but everyone in the office makes it a pleasurable experience.
Debbie S.
the dentist keizer i believe was his name who has taken over all my dental work since i was about 20 has been amazing. super friendly, explains things so i fully understand, and even goes above and […]
Alyssa W.
Friendly staff and Shannon is very thorough. I trust her with taking the best care of my mouth and teeth!
Michelle M.
Took my 5-year-old to get cavities filled, he actually fell asleep! I got to stay with him the whole time. The staff was amazing, I would highly recommend this office.
Angela F.
I had an excellent experience due to the care I received. This Dental Center has the BEST STAFF! Everyone is always pleasant and keeps a positive attitude!
Beverly P.
If you need a dentist and are scared due to past experiences don’t worry, go to the dental center of Mishawaka and not only will your teeth look good and will show them off with a smile but […]
George K.
Dr Douglas is fantastic! He makes sure to take the time to get your dental work done precisely. Each time I go, I feel like I’m his only patient there. I feel comfortable in there care. They […]
BMoney B.
Competent and very nice folks.
Gordon H.
Great with my kids during their work and mine
Erika R.
Freindly and caring staff and dentist. They explain everything they are doing. They make sure you like their work before you leave.
Debbie S.
I have been coming to The Dental Center for years. My visits have always left me feeling better than when I came in. The staff is so friendly and upbeat. I have always received the best of care.
Pamela W.
Great experience as always! I like the soft music in the background
Jason H.
We love the staff at this dental clinic, always professional and kind.
Abbigail H.
I always get great service at the Mishawaka office and the staff is very friendly
Roberto E.
On time, personable, friendly, thorough, kind, team environment.
Kirsten B.
Dr. Kiser and his assistant (I believe her name was Brittani) provided me with EXCELLENT care. I was in extreme pain due to a tooth that need to be extracted and even though it looked pretty […]
Loretta A.
I hadn’t been to the dentist in at least 3 years, and I was very self conscious of my teeth. I was scared going to the dentist because of what they would say, and make me feel bad for letting my […]
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