Silver Diamine Fluoride is an antibacterial liquid used to treat tooth sensitivity and help stop tooth decay.
Benefits of receiving SDF:
SDF treatment can delay or eliminate the need for deep sedation in patients that are very young, fearful, or have special needs.
Very low toxicity
Quick & painless
No anesthetic needed
No drill used
Helps stop tooth decay
Helps prevent recurrent decay
Permanently stains cavities black
Does not restore tooth form
May require SMART or traditional restoration
Requires repeated application for maximum efficacy (twice yearly)
Cannot be used in the presence of infection or decay into the nerve
Dry the affected area
Place small amount of SDF on affected area
Allow the SDF to dry
We are one of the few dental offices in the area to offer this innovative treatment option for the management of tooth decay. Please contact our office if you have any questions.