Prepare to broaden your dental knowledge as we delve into the world of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) in dentistry. I'll guide you through the intricacies of SDF, discussing its components, FDA approval and off-label uses. We'll also evaluate the role of silver and fluoride in SDF and their potential benefits against dental hypersensitivity and tooth decay, arming you with the knowledge to make an informed decision about using this product. I also confront potential risks and concerns with SDF treatment as well as silver's properties, the potential bioaccumulation, and the effects of it entering the body.
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