Silver Diamine Fluoride
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.
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.
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:
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