Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) Facts, March 2018

(2018) Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) Facts, March 2018. Public Health, Department of (Health and Human Services, Department of)

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Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is a topical treatment used in dentistry to prevent tooth decay and arrest some carious lesions. It is a mixture of 24-29 percent silver and 5-6 percent fluoride; the silver is antimicrobial and the fluoride re-mineralizes tooth structure.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Water, Fluoride, Public Health, Dental health, Oral Health, Teeth, Silver diamine fluoride
Subjects: Health and medicine > Healthcare
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Dental care
ID Code: 43668
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 21 Mar 2023 17:22
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2023 17:22