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

Discover if Dental Sealants are the Decay Defense for You

dca-blog-262-Dental-Sealants_1200x630

Dental sealants are widely used by family dentistry experts as a preventative measure against cavities. This has made them very popular for both adults and children. See whether dental sealants are the right choice for your smile.

The Story on Sealants

Dental sealants are plastic coatings placed on the chewing surfaces of the bicuspids and molars to protect these teeth from decay. Food and plaque tend to collect in the deep grooves of these teeth. Regular dental care can only remove some of these particles, but the remainder can lead to cavities. Covering these areas with dental sealants provides a protective barrier against this decay. That’s why so many family dentistry experts recommend dental sealants for both children and adults. Plus, the protection of sealants costs much less than the treatment of fillings, which has made them a mainstay with any affordable dentist.

The Time for Treatment

Most people are surprised that the process of getting dental sealants is quick, comfortable, and painless. The entire process only requires one visit to an affordable dentist. The procedure involves the following simple steps:

  • The teeth being treated are cleaned and prepared.
  • The sealant material is applied to the chewing surfaces of these teeth.
  • This material bonds directly into the enamel of the tooth’s grooves.
  • The sealant is hardened with a special light.
  • Once the sealant is set, your teeth are protected from decay.

The Decision of Decay Protection

Family dentistry experts consider dental sealants to be a safe and affordable option for children, teens, and adults. While sealants can prevent cavities for many, they aren’t ideal for everyone, so it’s important to know their pros and cons when deciding on this defense. Consider the following factors:

  • Sealants provide cavity protection.
  • It’s an easy and painless application.
  • Sealants are strong for long-lasting decay protection.
  • They are available for a low cost from most any affordable dentist.
  • Sealants cannot be used on teeth with existing decay or fillings.
  • Some studies have raised concerns over bisphenol-A (BPA), which is a chemical used in some sealants. But evidence has led the American Dental Association (ADA) to deny any basis for health concerns from BPA exposure. The ADA is a professional association of dentists committed to the public’s oral health and to research into the safety of dental materials. The ADA agrees with government agencies that the low level of BPA exposure that could result from dental sealants poses no known health threats, and that sealants are a safe dental treatment.

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
I visited this office last week, and I have to say, I was very pleased with the whole staff at this office. They were all very professional and friendly, and I will definitely recommend my friends […]
Kimberly H.
Everyone was so polite with great customer service
Veronica F.
Friendly staff and explained everything before they did anything.
Elizabeth A.
I was very impressed with the overall experience. My hygienist was very thorough with my cleaning.
Mark C.
They are friendly, they do good work,convenience hours staff’s concern for our questions and concerns.
Elia A.
Extremely professional, did a great job and were concerned for my priorities.
Robert H.
great service very friendly they do great work glad I went there.
Mike W.
i hate going to the dentist. But Dentist and assistance made me feel comfortable and made sure there was nothing to worry about.
Latunji A.
Courtesy and professionalism of dentist and staff
Cleveland M.
Great service. Everyone is very nice.
Evelyn C.
Kyle is very good, very professional and he cleans my teeth with little pain.
Penny G.
Friendly, positive, prompt. Thanks!
Judy S.
Great staff and the doctors that have worked on me are all amazing and caring and truly helped me feel comfortable from start to finish
Tom M.
Dr Mike explained fully what he was doing, kept me pain free, and did an amazing job. He is very professional with a very pleasing manner.
Elizabeth T.
Office clean, friendly and professional. Dentist and assistant both worked hard to get dentures that I approved and in a timely matter.
Gloria G.
Dr. D and staff know what they are doing and are very accommodating. Good choice!
Deb
The doctors and staff were very friendly yet business-like. The environment was very clean and comfortable.
Victoria H.
Scarlet is awesome. Great patient care. I really don’t like my teeth cleaned, but she makes it the best it can be.
Scott S.
Everyone was very nice and Dr. Dau took the time to answer all my questions.
Michael T.
Very friendly and accommodating staff, nice office, very gentle dentists and good advice.
Cassie M.
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 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (813) 434-1734
Our Location