Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) is a revolutionary approach to combating caries in a non-invasive manner. Following a widely publicized 2016 feature in the New York Times, there has been tremendous interest surrounding the use of SDF from patients and dentists. In October 2018, the ADA released its first ever evidence based clinical practice guideline for nonrestorative treatments for carious lesions, including SDF. Learn the principles of case selection, informed consent, treatment planning, and a clinical protocol for SDF. Find out how offering minimally-invasive options like SDF can attract new patients, improve patient satisfaction, and increase internal marketing and word of mouth referrals to your practice.
- Describe the evidence for using SDF to treat and prevent dental caries
- Review informed consent, coding, and billing of SDF
- Describe case selection, materials, and a clinical protocol for SDF
Educational Support Provided By: Elevate Oral Care