Meet our newest associate DR. JOSHI
Meet our newest associate DR. JOSHI

What is Silver Diamine Fluoride?

Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) is an FDA-approved antibiotic liquid that, when applied to an area where cavities are forming, can stop bacteria from progressing.

When is Silver Diamine Fluoride recommended?

This treatment is a particularly effective fluoride treatment for kids whose cavities cannot otherwise be treated at one time. We may also recommend Silver Diamine Fluoride for children with disabilities or those who are unable to sit for longer cavity treatments.

What are the benefits?

Benefits Of This Technique:

  • Non-invasive
  • Painless
  • Quick treatment time
  • Effective cavity prevention
  • May stop tooth decay
  • Relieves tooth sensitivity

Say Goodbye to Cavities Today!

We love kids as much they love us. Our friendly and compassionate approach helps you to make your child understand the importance of visiting a dentist and dental hygiene. Call us today for appointments.

How does Silver Diamine Fluoride work?

As the name suggests, Silver Diamine Fluoride is composed of two primary components: Silver and Fluoride. The silver acts as an antimicrobial agent known to strengthen the protective layer of your teeth, called dentin. The active ingredient that stops tooth decay and helps prevent additional decay from appearing is Fluoride.




Welcome to Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is accepting new patients - infants, toddlers and adolescents all welcome! Dr. Yaa McDonald and team offer a complete suite of services including customized smile makeovers. Call us today to schedule an appointment.