Dental Sealants Decrease Risk of Tooth Decay by 80% in Permanent Molars

August 1, 2016 12:44 PM

PR Newswire, CHICAGO, August 1, 2016
A new systematic review and updated clinical practice guideline from the American Dental Association (ADA) and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) show dental sealants are a powerful and effective therapy in the fight against childhood dental decay and disease. The systematic review, "Sealants for Preventing and Arresting Pit-and-Fissure Occlusal Caries in Primary and Permanent Molars," in conjunction with, "Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Use of Pit-and-Fissure Sealants," are available now in the August issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association, as well as the July/August issue of AAPD’s Pediatric Dentistry Journal.

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