Nothing but the Tooth: Considering sealants for adult teeth


Q. Been going to the same dentist for a few years. At my latest cleaning, he found a few sticky spots on two back teeth. He felt it was the beginning of decay and that if he put on plastic coatings (sealants) that would stop the decay. I am 65 years old and have not had a cavity in many years. I agreed to the procedure with a cost of $380. Just checking. Did I agree to the right thing? – B.L., SalemA. Unless I have reason to think otherwise, I will assume your dentist did what he thought […]  » Read More

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