Is Sealing a Tooth Better Than Filling a Cavity?

In the following educational dental video, Dr. Douglas Hamill discusses the differences in how dental sealants and fillings are used to protect and repair teeth.

People often ask, what’s the difference between a sealant and a filling for a cavity? And they are like, totally different. A sealant is to prevent a cavity. And once a cavity starts, though, then you have to do a filling in it. So they’re totally two totally different things. And the best is to prevent the cavity in the first place with a sealant. So if you’re interested in sealants, just call our office at 31 Maple or come in for a free council.

Are you looking to have your oral health reviewed by an experienced Dentist in Buffalo NY? Contact the dental practice of Douglas Hamill DDS to schedule a consultation. He has over 25 years of experience in dentistry and prides himself on providing affordable dental care in a professional environment utilizing the latest in dental technology.

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