When I was a child they said the same thing and sealed my teeth, even though I have really good tooth structure they said. But in contrast, they also said that I had very little enamel and lots of nooks and crannies for cavities later on in life. Now that I am 34, I have had 6 total cavities. Two of which were on sealed teeth. I am also a fierce grinder, with that being said, I probably ground down through the sealant to the tooth. A couple other things, it tastes horrible, it is clear, and I can now after 25 years feel the sealant lifting on two other teeth. So I am assuming it doesn't last forever..... that was also in the 80's so maybe they have got some new advances....? Hope this helps. Maybe try a second opinion too, because if he has severe decay and they said nothing about cavities, he may end up with having some already. Good news is they fall out eventually, but you don't want him having a genetic problem with his permanent teeth when they come in. I say genetic because low levels or no enamel on baby teeth, so I have read, can be exactly that, genetic. I know you have great teeth, but it has to start somewhere, and unfortunately it may start with your son. Hope this helps you and your family somehow. Good luck, AmyView Thread
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