Silver Diamine Fluoride
Silver Diamine Fluoride is an antimicrobial treatment for the infection that causes tooth decay and for the reduction in tooth sensitivity. Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) is a colorless liquid that has been used extensively in numerous countries around the globe for decades and is FDA approved. It is made up of 25% silver, 8% ammonia, 5% fluoride, and 62% water. The dental product used is referred to as 38% SDF.
SDF has multiple benefits including pain relief for tooth sensitivity, stopping and preventing cavities, and strengthening teeth with a no-needle/no-drill treatment. Feel free to ask us about this alternative treatment to see if this is a good option for you.