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A systematic review of silver diamine fluoride: Effectiveness and application in older adults.

Authors
  • Hendre, Amruta D1
  • Taylor, George W1
  • Chávez, Elisa M2
  • Hyde, Susan1
  • 1 Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • 2 Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gerodontology
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
34
Issue
4
Pages
411–419
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/ger.12294
PMID: 28812312
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

This systematic review evaluates the use of SDF for both root caries prevention and arrest in older adults. Existing reports of SDF trials support effectiveness in root caries prevention and arrest, remineralization of deep occlusal lesions and treatment of hypersensitive dentin.

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