Advanced Dental Care of Brandon
625 Medical Care Drive, Brandon, FL 33511

Are Dental Sealants the Answer to Your Tooth Problems?

dca-blog_dental-sealants-protected-tooth

Dental sealants are thin coatings of plastic resin painted onto the vulnerable chewing surfaces of molars and premolars to prevent tooth decay. A teeth sealant works by bonding to the grooves and small depressions in the tooth enamel to seal teeth away from food and plaque. Brushing and flossing remove larger food particles and plaque from the smooth and flat surfaces of teeth, but they can’t reach all the tiny, irregular grooves on the surfaces of back teeth. Dental sealants create a shield that prevents cavities from forming.

Who Should Get a Teeth Sealant?

A child or teen who is vulnerable to decay in the grooves and depressions of his or her molars and premolars is a perfect candidate for a teeth sealant. Applying a sealant to permanent teeth as soon as they emerge can help protect them during the cavity-prone ages of six to 14. Baby teeth can also be treated with sealants. Although they are temporary, they are important for holding the appropriate amount of space for permanent teeth. Adults who don’t have decay or fillings in their molars are also candidates.

The Process of Applying Dental Sealants

Your dentist or hygienist can apply a teeth sealant. The process is easy, fast, and pain-free.

  • First, the teeth are cleaned thoroughly.
  • Each tooth is dried and shielded from moisture.
  • A mild acid solution is applied to roughen the surfaces of teeth. This helps the sealant bond easily.
  • Teeth are rinsed and then dried.
  • The sealant is brushed onto the enamel, where it bonds and hardens. A curing light may assist in the bonding process.

Sealants Can Seal Teeth for a Decade

Sealants can last for up to ten years. Your dentist will check them for everyday wear and chipping during your dental exams. If your sealant becomes damaged, it can be replaced as needed. Many dental plans cover sealants. Check with your insurance company to be sure.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Brandon, call Advanced Dental Care of Brandon today at (813) 434-1734 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Brandon. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Brandon, 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 Advanced Dental Care of Brandon.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everyone was fantastic!!! Professional and clean environment, all who helped me were courteous and made a trip to the dentist an overall great […]
Richard M.
Everyone was pleasant. The office was clean. I was taken care of in a timely manner.
Carolyn S.
Service was very pleasant.
Gary C.
I am a new patient just made appointment with them they were very polite and professional. They set me up for an appointment without asking to many […]
Moises S.
Very professional with patient care and satisfaction paramount.
Jose C.
Excellent care & services
Barbara H.
Had an appt for another week out and the office was able to get me in sooner, do to a throbbing toothache. Dr Mike and his assistant Shi were […]
Michele M.
I love this place. Everyone is friendly. The wait time is perfect. Dentists are actually friendly and explain what's going on. Also... ITS CLEAN! […]
Giselle C.
Very impressed with the care and attention.
Donna S.
Always a pleasure!!
Brooke R.
Great so happy I decided to go there. Dr Mike is the best
Nina C.
The best ever. Everyone was awesome!!!!
David V.
I am always very nervous at the dentist, but everyone here was super friendly and warm. They made me feel comfortable in every way. I will be a […]
Leeann A.
I went in for a second opinion on some dental work. The staff was great. I felt the dentist was honest and sincere about his opinion.
Corey G.
Extremely good.
Randall W.
This is a friendly and well run business. The doctors and assistants are very skilled and competent.
Mark S.
The experience was a very good and satisfying one.
Gemmel R.
Dr. Mike and Staff are Great!!!!
Edna B.
They are awesome...
Edna B.
Everyone was very good to work with and make my experience more pleasant than I would have ever though.
Carol C.
Dr. D is outstanding. He really knows his stuff and wants whats best for you. Not whats best to make the bill bigger. Very nice and as gentle as he […]
Robert W.
EXTREMELY SATISFIED
Roy Y.
As always the best! I've seen my hygienist and dr before this visit and they were wonderful as always. My assistant was fantastic as well.
Amanda C.
Great Dentists! Very friendly staff and clean office.
Angela N.
Dr. Nguyen and her staff are awesome!
Angelet G.
I'm a new patient and feel like I've been going here for years. The staff is very kind and engaging. My first visit was 3 hrs but, didn't seem that […]
Rose S.
I had a very bad experience with my previous dentist so I was very nervous and apprehensive when arriving to Brandon Advanced Dental Care. Dr […]
Keisha M.
Highly detailed professional and also courteous service.
Dharamdat J.
Always great.
Bruce G.
I hadn't been to the dentist in 10 years. The staff put me at ease and walked me through everything including what I needed to pay and what insurance […]
Jeffrey W.
The last 2 visits were with Myra (hygienist) and she is always pleasant and provides excellent care of my teeth. She offers excellent recommendations […]
Lisa L.
Excellent facility, staff, and results!
Erin B.
Great staff, very professional!
Vanessa L.
Awesome care with quick delivery. From a bad tooth to a finished crown in less than 24 hours. Doctors assistant is an angel! She has been with this […]
Ronald B.
Excellent Dentistry! Excellent Staff and the environment is clean....up to date equipment! Take personal care with clients/patients!
Barbara H.
The visit went smooth and the filling was quick and painless even without a shot to deaden it.They listen to what you have to say.
Louis D.
Another example of the gentle and pleasant demeanor of the the Dr. Visiting the dentist has never been considered an enjoyable experience, but this […]
Timothy R.
I used to have anxiety attacks going to the dentist and right when I walked in I was greeted with a warm smile, after I was taken back for my appt. i […]
Leeann A.
Great as usual
Anonymous
Kyle and Victoria i think his assistants name was were excellent as always.
Angela S.
Everyone, from the receptionist on up, is extremely pleasant, professional and courteous. My Doctor, Rick, is extremely competent and friendly. […]
Robert B.
I am always pleased with the Brandon-Advanced Dental office. They do awesome work, but more than that, that are friendly and gentle. They explain […]
Timothy R.
I had a very positive experience at Advanced Dental Care. Staff was very inviting and personable. I have no problem recommending them.
Delio D.
Very nice people, very nice service.
Kevin S.
Very kind and helpful. I felt they understood my needs, concerns, and phobias;) and did an excellent job of educating me without being condescending. […]
Judy L.
Mike is a great dentist and i followed him from Temple Terrace office to the Brandon. I'm in very little pain
Alex S.
Had an awesome experience!
Beverly L.
Dr. Mike is the best! I highly recommend him and the entire staff.
Debbie M.
The doctors and staff provided excellent care as always.
Gerard B.
Very Polite and Professional Overview of problem explained in detail.
David V.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here

Office Hours
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (813) 434-1734
Our Location