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dental sealants in anchorage, ak

Protective Dental Sealants
in Anchorage

  • Long-term defense against cavities
  • Family smiles protected with lasting sealants
  • Prevent costly dental procedures proactively
  • Preserve natural teeth for a lifetime
  • Peace of mind with shielded teeth from decay
  • Protective Dental Sealants

    Getting Your Teeth Sealed Could Prevent Future Decay

    Dental sealants are a thin, plastic coating that is applied to the areas of your teeth that are used for chewing. These include areas such as your back teeth (premolars and molars) and are used primarily to prevent tooth decay.

    Sealants quickly bond to the grooves of your teeth, forming a protective shield over the enamel of your teeth, thus preventing plaque and food from getting stuck and causing decay.

    Most people are good candidates for sealants, primarily children and teenagers as they are more likely to eat foods that will cause decay, and often are not as adept at brushing as adults.

    Dental Sealants Explained

    How Do Sealants Work?

    Applying dental sealants is a simple, quick, and painless process. A sealant can be applied during a regular dental visit by your dentist or a hygienist. After your teeth are cleaned, and dried, an acid-based solution is applied to the chewing areas of ones teeth, which helps with bonding. Sealant is painted directly onto the tooth enamel , where it bonds directly to a tooth and then hardens. Quite often, a curing light will be used to help speed sealant hardening.

    Sealants work essentially by keeping the bad stuff out. The bond they form to one’s teeth provide an actual layer of protection, essentially making your teeth “sealed” from decay that could otherwise be caused by improper brushing or bacteria. They protect the unique depressions and grooves of your teeth, especially in areas where ones toothbrush bristles may not reach. While they are not fool-proof, and you can still get decay even with sealants, they dramatically reduce the potential for cavities and decay, and on average, sealants can last up to ten years. Even better, sealants are relatively inexpensive and are mostly covered by dental insurance.

    Seal Your Smile Safely

    Why You Should Visit Delaney Park Dental For Your Dental Sealants

    Delaney Park Dental proudly serves the Anchorage Community and surrounding area. Our knowledgeable and caring team focus on creating a positive experience that treats not just our patients’ teeth, but the whole patient themselves. Whether it’s an emergency or a simple routine check-up, we focus on the care of our patients first and foremost. That means we put the same level of care and professionalism into applying sealants as we do with a root canal.

    One of our specialties is working with children, and helping to make their first experiences with a dentist a positive one that aims to remove the negative stigma associated with sitting in the dental chair. For procedures such as applying sealants, we make it fast and painless, and usually incorporate them into a routine visit.

    “The staff and Dr. Miles are amazing, knowledgeable and gracious. I’m not the easiest dental patient in the first place, and they take excellent care from the teeth cleaning to the exams and the dental work. I’m very glad to be their patient!”

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    The Easiest Way To Prevent Unwanted Food and Plaque Buildup

    Take one simple step to ensure your health and well-being – protect your teeth with dental sealants. Start now and safeguard yourself from unwanted food and plaque buildup for years to come! Enjoy the lasting benefits that good oral hygiene can provide, today.

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    Frequently Asked Questions
    Discover the benefits of dental sealants with our FAQs. Learn how this protective coating prevents cavities, who can benefit, and the simple process behind this essential oral health procedure.

    What are dental sealants?

    Dental sealants are thin protective coatings applied to the chewing surfaces of molars and premolars to shield them from decay-causing bacteria and acids. At Delaney Dental Park, we use safe and effective sealants to keep your teeth healthy and cavity-free.
    Dental sealants are particularly beneficial for children and teenagers who are prone to cavities due to their developing oral hygiene habits. However, adults with deep grooves or fissures on their teeth can also benefit from sealant application to prevent decay. Delaney Dental Park recommends sealants as part of a comprehensive preventive dental care plan for all ages.
    Dental sealants can last for several years with proper care and maintenance. At Delaney Dental Park, our high-quality sealants are designed to withstand normal wear and tear, providing long-lasting protection against cavities. However, regular dental check-ups are essential to monitor the condition of sealants and ensure they remain intact.
    Dental sealants are usually clear or tooth-colored, making them virtually invisible when applied to the teeth. At Delaney Dental Park, we use aesthetic sealants that blend seamlessly with your natural tooth color, ensuring a discreet and attractive smile while safeguarding your dental health.
    Dental sealants require minimal maintenance and do not necessitate any special care routine. However, it’s crucial to maintain good oral hygiene practices, including regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups, to prolong the effectiveness of sealants. Delaney Dental Park advises avoiding biting hard objects or chewing on ice to prevent damage to the sealants.
    Yes, dental sealants are safe and commonly used to protect teeth from decay. The materials used in sealants are non-toxic and biocompatible, posing no harm to your health. Delaney Dental Park follows strict guidelines and uses FDA-approved sealants, ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients during every procedure.
    While dental sealants are typically applied to the chewing surfaces of molars and premolars, they can be beneficial for other teeth with deep grooves or fissures. Delaney Dental Park evaluates each patient’s dental anatomy and recommends sealants based on individual needs to provide comprehensive protection against cavities.
    Many dental insurance plans cover the cost of dental sealants, especially for children and teenagers, as they are considered a preventive measure to avoid more extensive dental treatments in the future. Delaney Dental Park accepts most major dental insurance plans and can assist in verifying coverage for sealant treatments.
    No, the application of dental sealants is a painless and quick procedure. Before applying the sealants, the teeth are thoroughly cleaned and dried, and the sealant material is carefully painted onto the tooth surface. Delaney Dental Park ensures a comfortable experience for our patients during sealant application, minimizing any discomfort.
    Dental sealants are designed to be long-lasting, but they can be removed if necessary. If a sealant becomes damaged or worn out over time, it can be safely removed and replaced during a routine dental visit at Delaney Dental Park. Our experienced dental professionals will assess the condition of the sealants and recommend appropriate action to maintain optimal dental health.

    Meet Dr. Todd Miles

    Your Trusted Anchorage Doctor

    When it comes to your oral health, you deserve the very best care from a highly skilled professional. Meet our dedicated dentist, Dr. Todd Miles, whose exceptional background and commitment to excellence ensure that your smile receives the attention it deserves.

    Todd Miles, DDS

    Dental Implant Specialist

    Dr. Todd Miles is a dedicated dentist passionate about providing exceptional dental care to his patients in Anchorage, Alaska. He earned his dental degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry and further honed his skills through a prestigious General Practice Residency at the VA Medical Center. This rigorous program equipped Dr. Miles with advanced expertise in complex procedures like implants, sedation dentistry, wisdom teeth removal, dentures, and full mouth reconstruction. Dr. Miles prioritizes clear communication, ensuring his patients understand all treatment options before making informed decisions.

    In his free time, Dr. Miles enjoys an active lifestyle filled with golfing, skiing, and spending quality time with his family.

    Captivating Transformations

    Before & After Smile Gallery
    Witness the captivating Smile Gallery at Delaney Park Dental, where you’ll find a collection of radiant smiles that exude happiness and confidence. These transformative dental experiences reflect our commitment to enhancing your oral health and overall well-being.

    Locating Our Office

    Come and Visit Us
    We invite you to dive into the inspiring narratives and journeys of our cherished patients here at Delaney Park Dental. Join us in celebrating the transformations we’ve accomplished together. Let’s explore!
    Transformative Stories

    Our Patients Say It Best

    Explore the heartfelt stories and experiences of our valued patients at Delaney Park Dental. Discover how our dental care has transformed smiles and lives, straight from the words of those who’ve entrusted us with their oral health.

    I was nervous to commit to a new dentist for work I needed done representing a significant out of pocket financial investment. There are a lot of providers in Anchorage who offer the same service and aside from online reviews it can be difficult to vet them with confidence. After making a few calls and speaking to different practices I decided on Delaney Dental based on the quality of consultation and the price. I couldn’t be more pleased with Dr. Miles and his staff. They were kind, non-judgemental, and professional. Everyone was responsive to my questions and requests over the 5 month treatment plan period and I’m very happy with the final outcome. Highly recommend.

    Timothy Robinson

    4 weeks ago
    Delaney Dental took over Greg Stone’s practice several years ago. I am as happy, if not more, with Delaney as I was for 30+ years with Stone’s office! Fabulous staff, caring professionals, and I feel welcome and appreciated as a patient. Thanks Doc Miles and Team! Special shout outs to Kelly, my outstanding hygienist, and Colleen, who hails from Stone’s practice! You guys rock!!

    Shannon Vivian

    4 weeks ago
    My family loves the crew at Delaney Park Dental. Dr Miles makes everyone feel at ease and comfortable and does a great job explaining our options. He has the best dental hygienists and I truly look forward to seeing Nicole twice a year! The front desk ladies are welcoming and awesome!

    Jenny Fawcett

    1 month ago
    I was really nervous about getting ALL FOUR wisdom tooth removed at once but the staff here were so kind a reassuring. Dr.Sashi did a fantastic job going over the procedure with me before putting me under and I couldn’t have been more grateful. I am recovering perfectly and would highly recommend him to anyone feeling squeamish about any oral procedures.

    kale carried

    1 month ago
    I always look forward to going to Delaney Park Dentistry for my experiences have always been nothing but firewall 10 at every visit. Dr. Miles & staff are always professional, accommodating & courteous.If you are looking for top notch office, dentist & staff this is the place to go for your dentistry needs.Check them out & I promise you will not have no regrets. Cassandra Woodard

    Cassandra Woodard

    1 month ago
    What a wonderful place! EVERY one was so helpful and had such a positive impact on me. From the first phone call to the actual visit and consult, it seemed that they only wanted to see that I left there with a beautiful smile and happy future with them. When I was happy, they were happy. They are dedicated professionals with my goals in mind and their enthusiasm and energy is catching. So glad I made that call.

    Lori Butler

    2 months ago

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