Concierge Dental Hygiene

Silver Diamine

Dental decay is ideally treated in a dental office where each patient gets dental x-rays and gets a treatment plan on how best to treat the decayed teeth. If for a myriad of reasons (cost, health issues, non-ambulatory, etc.) a patient is not able to get out, an alternative is to use the product name Silver Diamine Fluoride. Silver Diamine Fluoride is a FDA approved topical medicine used to treat tooth decay and hypersensitivity. Silver Diamine can:

·       provide immediate relief from hypersensitivity

·       kills pathogenic organisms

·       hardens soft Denton making it more acid reset resistant

·       seals to arrest tooth decay

The only negative side effect is that it can turn the affected area or the area of decay a dark color