Silver diamine fluoride is an FDA-approved antimicrobial liquid used to help control and halt dental caries (cavities) and prevent any further progression of tooth decay. Our pediatric dentist may also recommend this treatment for children with hypersensitive teeth.
Silver diamine is made from two main ingredients — silver and fluoride. The silver in the solution acts as an antimicrobial agent to strengthen the underlying protective layer of your child’s teeth, while the fluoride works to halt tooth decay and prevent further damage from occurring. Silver diamine fluoride may be recommended for:
Some benefits of silver diamine fluoride include:
We invite you to call us today to schedule your child’s appointment with our pediatric dentist and learn more about silver diamine fluoride. We look forward to helping you regain a healthy smile!