Wadas Dental of Crown Point
11055 Broadway, Suite E, Crown Point, IN 46307

Preventative Care – Is a Teeth Sealant Right for You?

dca-blog_dental-sealants-protected-tooth

Your molars and premolars have rough, uneven surfaces with many small grooves and depressions. Although toothbrush bristles can easily remove plaque and food from smooth teeth, they can’t reach into the nooks and crannies of your back teeth. The problem leaves molars more vulnerable to tooth decay and cavities. Fortunately, dental sealants can help. Your dentist can seal teeth quickly and painlessly. Once the thin layer of plastic resin hardens, it provides a tough shield to seal teeth away from the elements that cause decay.

Should I Consider Dental Sealants?

If you seal teeth away from plaque and prevent decay, you’ll save time and money by avoiding more costly dental treatments like root canals, fillings, and crowns.

Who Benefits from a Tooth Sealant?

Children, teens, and adults who are prone to dental decay can benefit from sealants. Small children should have them applied as soon as their first permanent teeth erupt.

Are Dental Sealants Applied to Baby Teeth?

If your child’s baby teeth have pits and grooves, sealing them may be a good option. Baby teeth are important for proper spacing of permanent teeth, so it’s important to prevent them from falling out early.

What Happens if a Teeth Sealant Covers a Cavity?

A teeth sealant will provide a barrier that doesn’t allow bacteria or acids to access the cavity, so the decay will not progress.

How Long Do Dental Sealants Last?

With regular care and minor repairs as necessary, dental sealants can effectively seal teeth for up to ten years.

Are Sealants Covered by Insurance?

Preventative treatments like sealants are covered by some dental insurance plans. Check with your insurance company to be sure.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Crown Point, call Wadas Dental of Crown Point today at (219) 488-2610 or make an appointment.

Wadas Dental of Crown Point offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Crown Point. Our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Wadas Dental of Crown Point, 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 Wadas Dental of Crown Point.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
My dental hygienist and dr are great. I receive great care there.
Megan B.
The staff is friendly and thorough.
Melissa D.
Great service! All the staff is wonderful!! Love Vicky :)
Michelle B.
I will tell everyone very good Dentist and such a sweet set of people working there. Iam rating this as a 10➕
Patricia S.
Never had a bad experience at this office!
Alana K.
Clean, professional, friendly
Myrna P.
Love Vicky she is THE best hygienist I ever had . Truly professional and a plus to have her on staff .
Harold W.
They helped me smile again! The care they give you is amazing ! The most important thing is my daughter loves going there and she’s only 8 .If you don’t like dentist like I did you really […]
Louisa P.
The wait time was very short. Vicky, the dental assistant is very friendly and gentle.
Kari R.
I’ve been a patient for many years… I’ve always been satisfied with the care I received !!
Thomas S.
Good professional service
Frank J.
Everyone was nice and answered my questions. I didn’t have to wait for a long time in the waiting room!!
Edward G.
Good, expedient, personable service. True appointment times.
Emily S.
I’ve received excellent service
Magnolia Y.
Always a great experience in this office.
Alana K.
Staff was very nice and informative.
Isabel L.
Exceptional care and patience with my 4 year old from dental asst Stacey
Sofia N.
Staff members are the best!
Norma C.
Always great service from the reception, to the hygienist, to the dentist.
Brian T.
10. I was made very comfortable. Loved my Hygentist Vicky
Lana S.
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 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (219) 488-2610
Our Location