Dental sealants remain an integral part of the caries prevention armamentarium.
By Anne Uncapher, RDH, BS, MA, and Meghan McGuinness, RDH, BS, MA, EdD
Such programs can reduce the risk of dental caries, while improving school attendance and decreasing Medicaid costs.
By Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH, and Michelle Gross-Panico, RDH, DHSc
This informative table offers important data on
sealants and sealant-related products currently
on the market.
While this technology shows promise, the research is
mixed on its ability to detect decay beneath sealants.
By Rebecca Tranmer, RDH, MSDH
Dental sealants are a long-proven method for
preventing caries, and advances in materials have
simplified their application.
By Natalie Hagel, RDH, MS, and
Dorothy Vannah, MEd, RDH, CDA
School-based sealant programs are an excellent way to
reduce dental caries among the youngest and most
By Faith Y. Miller, RDH, MSEd
Educating parents/caregivers about the benefits and
limitations of sealants is an important part of supporting
children’s oral health.
By David M. Avenetti, DDS, MSD, MPH
While the benefits of placing dental sealants far outweigh the
risks associated with bisphenol A, oral health professionals
should employ a variety of strategies to limit this exposure.
By Shelly Azevedo, BSDH, MS, CEAS; Marlene Storz, RDH, BS; and
Elena M. Francisco, BSDH, MSDH, RDHAP
Sealants are an integral part of comprehensive caries prevention and management.
By Donald L. Chi, DDS, PhD
With advancements in materials and methods, dental sealants
remain one of the most important tools in the caries prevention
By Barbara A. Tarwater, RDH, CDA, BASDH, and Rebecca A. Wright, RDH, MS
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