Gentle Dental of New Baltimore
35521 23 Mile Road, New Baltimore, MI 48047

See How Dental Sealants Can Keep Your Family Cavity-Free

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Have you heard about the advanced cavity protection offered by dental sealants? Learn more about this proven treatment and how it can protect your family’s dental health.

How Dental Sealants Save Smiles

Dental sealants are very thin coatings made of a special resin that get brushed onto teeth to protect them from cavities. Family dentistry specialists apply tooth sealants on the premolars and molars, which have deep nooks and crannies on the chewing surfaces of teeth where bacteria and decay often get trapped. Since these particles are hard to remove with a toothbrush, they develop into cavities. While family dentistry specialists usually recommend tooth sealants to kids and teens between the ages of four and 15, more and more adults at high risk for cavities are also enjoying the protection of dental sealants today.

What’s Involved in the Easy, Effective Procedure

Believe it or not, applying dental sealants is one of the fastest and simplest procedures performed at a family dentistry practice. An affordable dentist in New Baltimore can perform the entire procedure in less than 10 minutes with no discomfort or anesthesia. The procedure involves these simple steps:

  1. The teeth being treated are cleaned and dried.
  2. Your family dentistry specialist applies a special solution to prepare teeth to bond to the tooth sealants. After 60 seconds, this gets rinsed away.
  3. A very thin layer of the plastic or resin sealant is brushed onto the teeth.
  4. A special curing light is shined on the teeth for one minute to harden the sealant.
  5. Then teeth are protected from cavities.

How to Preserve the Protection

It’s hard to believe that such a fast treatment can give you years of protection, but it’s true. Tooth sealants can last for 10 years or more with proper oral hygiene and regular professional check-ups and cleanings. If dental sealants get chipped or cracked, an affordable dentist in New Baltimore can quickly reapply the sealant to maintain its protection.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in New Baltimore, call Gentle Dental of New Baltimore today at (586) 933-5521 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in New Baltimore. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of New Baltimore, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of New Baltimore.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I love the staff! They are all so kind and helpful!
Erin K.
My hygienist Monica is the best! I wouldn’t have anyone else!!
Susan K.
Monica is always kind and considerate
James D.
The accommodating and compassionate ways of Dr Wajeeh and his staff
Toni P.
You did what you said you do. I appreciate truthful people
Dennis O.
The staff, everyone is so nice and friendly. They make you feel welcomed and at ease
Ella H.
Very nice people and they know what they are doing.
Scott O.
Super Nice & Personable, I don’t like going to the dentist because it hurts and is uncomfortable for me but it wasn’t that bad. You are my new dentist and I’m not so afraid to come […]
Tracy S.
The dentist was very great with my teenage anxious daughter getting her first fillings.
Nicole S.
The staff is always very welcoming and puts me at ease. I appreciate the fact that they don’t try to up sell and don’t recommend treatments that really aren’t needed.
Carol S.
Dental Hygenist. Very friendly and great lady. She doesnt make parients feel judged which was an issue in the past at other dental offices
Justin F.
I loved how i was treated. My experience was completely pain free. I wasn’t pressured to have unneeded dental work. My treatment options were explained patiently and thoroughly.
Constance S.
Friendly staff, clean office and just an all-around excellent dentist office!
Marie W.
Just how friendly the staff are and how gentle they are when working on your teeth.
Michele S.
I didn’t think I could do much with how bad my teeth have become but I am slowly getting better. They have even helped with getting me the best cost with my insurance.
Mark B.
Very happy and friendly staff. Really made me feel at ease when I felt nervous
John D.
The staff is very nice. I usually do not have to wait very long in the waiting area. If I am going in for just a cleaning the appointment is usually pretty quick.
Heather C.
Always professional, pleasant and I love that the office is open late so I don’t have to miss work for routine dental work.
Anne B.
Staff is friendly and really make it a pleasant experience.
Ronald S.
Everyone always greets you with a smile! They are very nice and patient. They do their best to always help you in anyway they can.
Monique R.
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (586) 933-5521
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