DENTAL HYGIENIST Questions and Answers

Explain how dental sealants are placed?

First the tooth surface is cleaned thoroughly
• After that tooth are washed with water and dry out
• Next, acidic solution is applied on the fissure area of the tooth chewing surface for a few seconds and then rinsed off
• It creates a rough surface which enables dental sealant to stick the tooth surface firmly
• After the sealant are hardened by a light or by using the two-component dental sealant