Report: Provider and Public Perceptions of Silver Diamine Fluoride

Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is highly effective in arresting the progression of active caries as well as preventing new lesions. It has been commonly used as a treatment for children, and many parents appreciate its ease of use. But SDF has downsides: it leaves a black stain on these lesions and may burn or stain the soft tissue surrounding them. How, then, do dental providers and patients view the treatment? A new visual report from CareQuest Institute for Oral Health offers details on their attitudes.

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