3020 S Cicero Ave,
Cicero, IL 60804

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At Image Dental, we offer gentle dentistry for the whole family. Patients of all ages appreciate our modern, comfortable office, state-of-art-technology, and kind caring staff.

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Regular brushing and flossing and twice-yearly professional cleanings are essential in order to maintain a healthy smile.

But these are not necessarily enough. Some teeth are more susceptible to damage than others, so they require additional treatment. For teeth with deep pits and grooves, we offer dental sealants.

Why Do You Need Dental Sealants?

You may need dental sealants because some of your teeth have grooves on the chewing surfaces. These can be quite deep, and they provide a great hiding place for food, which can lead to decay. The dental sealant is a plastic coating we can apply to these teeth so that food cannot get stuck inside of pits and grooves.

If you bring children to our office, we will check their teeth to see if they need sealants. Generally, we apply the first sealant once the permanent back teeth erupt. In some cases, we apply sealants to baby teeth. Adult patients may also need dental sealants. We always check the condition of the original sealant to see if they need reinforcement, and we can apply a new sealant if necessary.

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Applying the Sealant

We will start the sealant application by preparing the tooth. We will remove any food from the grooves, and we will also remove any plaque on the tooth. Then we will etch the surface of your tooth to help the sealant bond. We will use a brush to apply the dental sealant onto the grooves of the tooth. We will then bond the dental sealant to the surface of your tooth by using a special light for a few seconds.

When that’s done, we will do a final check on the condition of the sealant. We will also make sure that you have proper contact between the upper and lower surfaces of your teeth. The sealant will harden, and you will be able to chew normally.

Set up an appointment today by calling (708) 863-2000, and we will determine if dental sealants are the right preventive treatment for you or your children.

Our Dental Amenities

Flat-Screen TVs
in Patient Rooms

Flat-Screen TVs
in Patient Rooms

Relax and watch your favorite Netflix show during your next visit.

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Relaxing Music

Relaxing Music

Going to the dentist can be stressful. Enjoy relaxing music while you wait for your appointment.

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Video Games

Video Games

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Family Scheduling

Family Scheduling

We know it's hard to find the right time to visit us. That is why we want to make it easier for you to book for your whole family!

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