Top Five Misconceptions About Silver Diamine Fluoride

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Jeanette MacLean, DDS, Top Five Misconceptions About Silver Diamine Fluoride
Speaker: Jeanette MacLean, DDS
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: PDF
Although silver products have been used to treat caries in other countries for decades, a lack of formal education about them has contributed to misconceptions about their efficacy after silver diamin...more
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This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 430.

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Synopsis:
Although silver products have been used to treat caries in other countries for decades, a lack of formal education about them has contributed to misconceptions about their efficacy after silver diamine fluoride (SDF) received FDA clearance in the United States. As an early adopter of silver diamine fluoride, I would like to shed some light on these common misconceptions.

Description of Speaker:
Dr. Jeanette MacLean is a private practice pediatric dentist and owner at Affiliated Children’s Dental Specialists in Glendale, Arizona. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. MacLean’s clinical research has been published in Pediatric Dentistry, the official publication of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is a regular contributor to Dentaltown and has appeared in a Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran podcast. Her website: kidsteethandbraces.com

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Identify and dispel common misconceptions about silver diamine fluoride.
  • Identify challenges and shortcomings of traditional restorative dentistry.
  • Describe indications for the use of SDF.
  • Define silver-modified atraumatic restorative treatment (SMART).
  • Identify the ideal material for SMART.

Disclosure:
In the past 12 months, I (or an immediate family member) have had a financial interest, arrangement or affiliation within the field of dentistry or health care with the following: Air Techniques, Crown Seating, Curaprox,Dentsply Sirona, DentalPost, GC America, MouthWatch, ACTEON. OraVital, pH2OH, Phocal, Solution Reach, Voco, Xlear, Triology, Young Dental, and DentalCodeology.

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