Adult populations at increased caries risk can greatly benefit from SDF application.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the impact of caries on global oral health.
- Explain the mechanism of action of silver diamine fluoride (SDF).
- Identify the risk factors for developing dental caries in older adult populations.
- Discuss SDF applications in older adults.
This course was issued in April 2021 and expires April 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.