Charles M. Marks D.D.S and Dental Associates.

Conveniently located at 34th Street and 5th Avenue. Drs. Charles M. Marks and his associates offer Invisalign, cosmetic dental treatments and dental care for children, teens and adults.


Dental Sealants for Children

Young Boy Having A Dentist Examination

Preventative dentistry makes it easy for patients of all ages to avoid issues with tooth decay, cavities, and periodontal disease. If you want your children to have the healthiest mouths throughout their lives, you should talk to your dentist about dental sealants. Keep reading to learn more about how sealants can help you prevent unnecessary oral health problems:

They Keep Food and Bacteria from Harming the Teeth

Since children are not very experienced with brushing and flossing their teeth, they might not be as effective with it as they will be later in life. This leaves them more susceptible to problems with cavities. The dentist can place a thin sealant over teeth with deep pits and grooves to prevent food and bacteria from developing and wearing down the enamel.

They Help to Protect Future Adult Teeth

Children with healthier baby teeth tend to grow up with healthier adult teeth. Sealants are completely effective and allow your children to avoid cavities in certain teeth. They also cost less than it does to fill a cavity. If you want to give your children the best chance of enjoying healthy mouths, you should ask your dentist about dental sealants.

They Encourage More Attractive Smiles

 If you can help your children avoid cavities and maintain their natural teeth, it helps them learn the importance of good oral hygiene. When they learn how to brush and floss their teeth from a young age, they are much more likely to do it throughout their lives. Work closely with your dentist to help your children get healthy, beautiful teeth.

Come talk to Dr. Charles Marks about dental sealants for your children to get some of the best dental services in Manhattan. Our office specializes in general, preventative, and cosmetic dentistry to help all of our patients get the results they want. To learn more about our dental services or to schedule an appointment for you or your child, visit us online or call (212) 279-1232.


347 5th Avenue Suite 1310
New York, NY 10016

Hours of Operation

  • Closed Sunday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Wednesday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Thursday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Friday
  • Closed Saturday