Hypersensitivity Management with Fluoride
Fluoride varnish and silver diamine fluoride are both viable treatment options in efforts to relieve the pain of dentinal hypersensitivity, particularly among older adults.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify causes of dentinal hypersensitivity among older adults and its effects on quality of life.
- Discuss therapies for the treatment of dentinal hypersensitivity, including mechanisms of action.
- Discuss the use of sodium fluoride varnish and silver diamine fluoride (SDF) for the management of dentinal hypersensitivity.
This course was issued in June 2019 issue and expires June 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.