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What is Fissure Sealant implementation (dental vaccine)?

Fissure Sealant implementation is a protective dental treatment where indents and gaps on the chewing surfaces of mortal teeth are covered with a fluid filling substance. What is the aim in using Fissure Sealant (dental vaccine)? The purpose in realizing Fissure Sealant implementation is to avoid accumulation of food in the indents and gaps of molar teeth which can get decayed, to make these surfaces become easier to brush, and to minimize the risk of occurrence of decayed teeth. To which teeth is Fissure Sealant (dental vaccine) applied ? It is only applied to the chewing surfaces of molar theeth by the pediatric dentist . What happens if Fissure Sealant (dental vaccine) falls down? Fissure sealanats can get broken in time due to chewing pressures and some part of them can fall down. In such cases to renew them is our responsbility as pedodontists (pediatric dentists) Is Fissure Sealant (dental vaccine) a repeated application like fluor ? No. It is applied to one molar tooth once. If small parts are lost in time, they are completed in routine controls. Does Fissure sealant (dental vaccine) give any harm to teeth or does it have side effects? No, it does not have any harm or side effects. When these surfaces are covered, won’t there be a feeling of highness ? As Fissure Sealants only cover the anatomic gaps and as they occupy a milimetrical space on the Fissure Sealant implementation is a protective dental treatment where indents and gaps on the chewing surfaces of mortal teeth are covered with a fluid filling substance.

What is the aim in using Fissure Sealant (dental vaccine)?

The purpose in realizing Fissure Sealant implementation is to avoid accumulation of food in the indents and gaps of molar teeth which can get decayed, to make these surfaces become easier to brush, and to minimize the risk of occurrence of decayed teeth.

To which teeth is Fissure Sealant (dental vaccine) applied?

It is only applied to the chewing surfaces of molar theeth by the pediatric dentist.

What happens if Fissure Sealant (dental vaccine) falls down?

Fissure sealanats can get broken in time due to chewing pressures and some part of them can fall down. In such cases to renew them is our responsibility as pedodontists (pediatric dentists)

Is Fissure Sealant (dental vaccine) a repeated application like fluor ?

No. It is applied to one molar toothonce. If small parts are lost in time,they are completed in routinecontrols.

Does Fissure sealant (dental vaccine) give any harm to teeth or does it have side effects?

No, it does not have any harm or side effects.

 

When these surfaces are covered, won’t there be a feeling of highness?

As Fissure Sealants only cover the anatomic gaps and as they occupy a milimetrical space on the Surface, there won’t be a feeling of highness.

Is Fissure Sealant (dental vaccine) or fluor more important?

Both of them are protective implementations that help to protect you against decayed teeth. It is difficult to say that one is more important than the other.

Should Fissure Sealant (dental vaccine) be applied to all the children?

Yes. Because covering fissures which we see as risk regions for decayed teeth formation, is important for dental health without leaving it to chance.

Is Fissure Sealanat (dental vaccine) an expensive application?

It is more economical when compared with filling. It helps you to avoid a decayed teeth that would cause filling.

Is Fissure sealant (dental vaccine) an easy operation?

It is easy to make fissure sealants. Depending on the harmony between the child and the dentist, application of fissure sealant takes 3-5 minutes.

What happens if fissure sealant (dental vaccine) is not applied?

If fissure sealant is not applied, surfaces on the molar teeth that are suitable for formation of decayed teeth will not be protected . Therefore molar teeth which are the milk teeth that remain in the mouth for the longest period are left with the threat of formation of decayed teeth.

Doctor who wrote the article: Pediatric dentist Neşve Kayabaşoglu