Silver Diamine Fluoride: A Caries Silver-Fluoride Bullet

Journal of Dental Research , 03/19/2009

Rosenblatt A et al. - Adverse events were monitored, with no significant differences between control and experimental groups. These promising results suggest that SDF is more effective than fluoride varnish, and may be a valuable caries-preventive intervention. As well, the availability of a safe, effective, efficient, and equitable caries-preventive agent appears to meet the criteria of both the WHO Millennium Goals and the US Institute of Medicine’s criteria for 21st century medical care.

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