Open Access Mini Review

Indispensable for Preventıve Dentistry: Fissure Sealants

Arife Kaptan* and Elif Tekin

Cumhuriyet University, Turkey

Corresponding Author

Received Date: February 20, 2019;  Published Date: March 14, 2019


Fissure Sealants are materials that are applied to the pits and fissures in tooth in preventing tooth cavities. The success of the fissure sealants depends on degree of binding with tooth surface and isolating capacity the pit and fissures from the mouth environment. The purpose of this review is to investigate the reasons for applying fissure sealants, application technique and types of fissure sealants.

Keywords: Fissure sealants; Glass carbomer; Pediatric dentistry

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