sealant

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sealant

1. any substance, such as wax, used for sealing documents, bottles, etc.
2. any of a number of substances used for stopping leaks, waterproofing wood, etc.

sealant

Any material or device used to prevent the passage of liquid or gas across a joint or opening; a sealer.
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The dental sealant programs are established in schools with a free and reduced lunch participation rate of at least 50 percent.
And the combination of dental sealants and water fluoridation can prevent virtually all childhood tooth decay.
Barr adds that in her view, although point-source exposure from dental sealants might approach levels that induce health effects in rodents, "[it] is not the most significant source of exposure in humans.
The exam was courtesy of a free dental sealant clinic that served 61 children Saturday at the college.
The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) wants to educate the public about the benefit of dental sealants as a cost-effective, preventive measure to combating tooth decay.
1) BPA is also found in various pit-and-fissure dental sealants as well as some composite restorations.
A grant of $5,000 to the clinic's Dental Sealant Program, which provides dental screenings, dental education and sealants to underserved second, third, sixth and seventh graders.
Dental sealant materials and fluoride varnish are generously provided to Oral Health America's National Sealant Alliance and Smiles Across America from DENTSPLY International, Pulpdent, 3M-ESPE, Harry J.
According to the Chicago-based American Dental Association (ADA), the new study supports its "strong recommendation that dental sealants be used as appropriate.
The Sealants charitable organization is sponsored and administered solely by Dental Select so 100% (one hundred percent) of all donations go toward providing education, screening, dental sealant application and referral of children for needed dental and health related services.
Researchers at the University of Granada in Spain applied about 50 milligrams of a bisphenol-A-based dental sealant to the molars of 18 college-age volunteers.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-9 Preventive Dentistry: An Introduction II-9 Dental Preventive Supplies II-10 Dental Sealants II-10 Introduction II-10 Types of Dental Sealants II-10 Benefits & Drawbacks of Dental Sealants II-11 Materials Used in Dental Sealants II-11 Fluoride Therapy II-11 Fluoride Gels/Foams II-13 Introduction II-13 Risks of Using Fluoride Gels/Foams II-13 Fluoride Varnish II-13 Prophylactic Paste II-14 Introduction II-14 Polishing II-14