Fissure Sealants

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  • Fissure Sealants
    • Plastic resin material placed in pits and fissures
      • To prevent or arrest the development of caries.
        • Sticky fissures susceptible to food debris and bacteria.
      • Deep cingulums and buccal or palatal grooves.
    • First developed in 1970's as a preventitive measure
      • Also give OHI...diet advice, tbi and use of fluoride.
      • Lithium alumina silicate
      • Glass ionomer composite, composite resins, white light polumerised sealants.
    • Make teeth  easier to clean and protect surfaces from plaque
  • First developed in 1970's as a preventitive measure
    • Also give OHI...diet advice, tbi and use of fluoride.
    • Lithium alumina silicate
    • Glass ionomer composite, composite resins, white light polumerised sealants.
  • Make teeth  easier to clean and protect surfaces from plaque
  • To prevent or arrest the development of caries.
    • Sticky fissures susceptible to food debris and bacteria.

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