Silver Diamine Fluoride : A Review

Authors

  • Amudha S
  • Ponnudurai Arangannal
  • Kashmiri Chowdhury

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15387

Keywords:

Silver diamine fluoride, dental caries,demineralization, remineralisation.

Abstract

Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is a solution containing ionic silver, fluoride and ammonia that arrests the
progress of carious lesions and prevents the development of future caries. SDF has proven efficacy in
preventing the incidence of new carious lesions.Application of SDF is painless and simple to use for young
children or patients with special needs.

Author Biographies

Amudha S

Reader, Department of Preventive Dentistry and Paedodontics, SreeBalaji Dental College and Hospital,Bharath
Institute of Higher Education and Research,Chennai

Ponnudurai Arangannal

Head of the Department, Department of
Preventive Dentistry and Paedodontics, SreeBalaji Dental College and Hospital,Bharath
Institute of Higher Education and Research,Chennai

Kashmiri Chowdhury

Undergraduate Student, SreeBalaji Dental College and Hospital,Bharath
Institute of Higher Education and Research,Chennai

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Amudha S, Ponnudurai Arangannal, & Kashmiri Chowdhury. (2021). Silver Diamine Fluoride : A Review. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 671-674. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15387