Use of Silver Diamine Fluoride for Dental Caries Management in Children and Adolescents, Including Those with Special Health Care Needs
October 1, 2017
Last Updated Month/Year
June 9, 2022
External Publication Status
Country of Publication
The guideline provides practitioners with easy to understand evidence-based recommendations. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's (AAPD) evidence-based guidelines are being produced in accordance with standards created by the National Academy of Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine) and mandated by the National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC), a database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents maintained as a public resource by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS).
Address the clinical question: Does the application of SDF arrest cavitated caries lesions as effectively as other treatment modalities in primary teeth?
Target Patient Population
Health Care Settings
Childcare center, Outpatient
Dentist, dental other, dentist pediatric dentistry, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant
D003813 - Dentistry, D010377 - Pediatric Dentistry, D005459 - Fluorides, D003731 - Dental Caries
pediatric, pediatric dentistry, silver diamine fluoride
PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY V 39 / NO 5 SEP / OCT 17