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If you know all there is to know about dental sealants, it’s time to test your knowledge! The more you know about this treatment, the better chance you have of using it to your advantage. This can be quite beneficial because dental sealants can help your smile in many ways! To find out what you know, our dentist, Dr. Micheal A. Morley, encourages you to test your dental sealant knowledge by taking the following test:

1. True or False: Dental sealants are plastic barriers that protect the teeth.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: Dental sealants can help you avoid dental problems, like cavities and enamel erosion.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Dental sealants can only help adult teeth.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: Dental sealants are very easy to place, which is why the treatment only requires one quick appointment.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: Dental sealants are only used for the front teeth.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. A
2. A
3. B (They can also help children’s teeth. In fact, they are most often used to protect children’s teeth)
4. A
5. B (They are typically used for the back teeth because those teeth are tougher to clean)

Do you have any questions about dental sealants in Springfield, Illinois? If so, please reach out to Modern Dental when you have the chance. All you need to do is dial (217) 698-3400 and our dental team will be more than happy to help you. We look forward to hearing from you!