smile, health, dentalhealth, oralhealth,If you are looking to give your dental health an additional layer of protection against common conditions like cavities and teeth decay, sealants may be a good option for you.

Key takeaways:

– Studies show that sealants can reduce the risk of developing cavities by 80 percent.

– Schoolchildren without a sealant treatment can have three times more cavities than those with a sealant.

– Sealants can also slow down the process of decay becoming a cavity.

It is easy to find out if you or your child can benefit from a sealant: just ask your dentist!

Read the full story here: https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/s/sealants

 

Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.