Occlusal Cavities Can Be Prevented on Back Teeth with Dental Sealants

It’s not uncommon for the occlusal, or biting surface, of molars and premolars to have deep pits and fissures in the tooth enamel. These deeply textured areas make the teeth more efficient at chewing and grinding hard foods. If brushing your teeth routinely fails to clean these deep textured areas, the trapped food particles and plaque will eventually create tooth... read more »