Using Silver Diamine Fluoride to Improve the Oral Health of Older Adults
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.