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September 14, 2020 News DentistryNews

With Silver Diamine Fluoride, Some Dentists are Obliterating Cavities with a Few Brushstrokes

by The Washington Post

Dental hygienist Jennifer Geiselhofer often cleans the teeth of senior patients who can’t easily get to a dentist’s office. But until recently, if she found a cavity, there was little she could do. “I can’t drill. I can’t pull teeth,”

March 24, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: The Comeback of Silver Diamine Fluoride

by Oral Health

  In this week’s episode of Weekly Wisdom, Dr. Les Rykiss explains why you should be using Silver Diamine Fluoride despite it losing popularity years ago.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight

February 14, 2019 News News

Oral Science Introduces a New Delivery System for Advantage Arrest

by Oral Science

Oral Science is proud to introduce an additional delivery system for Advantage Arrest, a successful product that has already been introduced in thousands of dental offices. Advantage Arrest contains 38% Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) to arrest the progress of an already formed

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December 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Clinical Uses for Silver Diamine Fluoride

by Jeanette MacLean, DDS, DABPD, FAAPD

I first began using silver diamine fluoride (SDF) in my private pediatric dental practice in 2015. Minimally Invasive Dentistry is a topic near and dear to my heart as a mother and advocate for improving children’s oral health and safety.

December 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Silver Diamine Fluoride Unstained and Liberated

by Geoffrey Knight, BDSc, MSc, MBA, PhD

The concept of using amputation to treat an infectious disease was last used by the medical profession to treat gangrene in the late 1800s. The pharmacological management of dental caries aims to leave most caries in situ, killing the bacteria

January 16, 2018 Feature Oral HealthPediatric dentistry

Silver Diamine Fluoride: A New Treatment for Caries Management?

by William Nicola, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

Despite numerous advances in dentistry over the past few decades, dental caries remains one of the most widespread diseases worldwide.1 Children from lower socio-economic classes or those with special needs are often affected and generally lack access to conventional restorative

January 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Proactive Intervention Dentistry Using Silver Diamine Fluoride to Arrest Dental Caries

by Steven M. Parrett, DDS, FAGD

My dental world was rocked upon reading the article by Horst et al in the January 2016 California Dental Association Journal.1 It became the launching pad for my journey of using silver diamine fluoride as a vital part of my

November 6, 2017 Product Spotlight

Advantage Arrest, Silver Diamine Fluoride – New Indication

by Oral Science

The word has been out in the Canadian dental community for many months now, and scientific literature also shows it1; Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) can arrest cavities even if cavitated lesions are present. Today, we have something new coming from Health Canada to

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Silver Diamine Fluoride: NEW in North America!

by Sylvie Martel, RDH, DipDH, Teaching Certificate NDHCB

Dental caries is one of the most prevalent diseases affecting humans. Unfortunately, we do not yet have a grip on! 1 Over the years, researchers have actively looked for methods for treating and arresting decay other than traditional restorative options.

March 15, 2017 Product Spotlight

Silver Diamine Fluoride Provides Extensive Possibilities in Dentistry

by Oral Science

During the 2017 Pacific Dental Conference, more than 3,000 dental professionals were presented the most awaited ingredient in caries management : Silver Diamine Fluoride. Available under the brand Advantage ArrestTM  (manufactured by Elevate Oral Care, USA), it has recently been cleared