SDF comparable to sealants for preventing cavities February 14, 2023 -- A dose of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) brushed onto children's teeth as part of a school-based oral health program prevents cavities as effectively as sealants, according to a study published on February 9 in JAMA Network Open.Read More
Can desensitizers ease sensitivity from tooth bleaching? February 7, 2023 -- Using calcium-containing bioactive desensitizers during dental whitening procedures doesn't reduce the risk of tooth sensitivity, but it decreases the intensity, according to a systematic review published on January 28 in the Journal of the American Dental Association.Read More
Are oral health and brain health connected? February 2, 2023 -- Early treatment of poor oral health may lead to significant brain health benefits, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2023.Read More
OSA tied to low bone mineral density February 1, 2023 -- Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may be associated with low bone mineral density in adults, a finding that could have implications for orthodontic treatment, according to research published recently in the Journal of Craniomandibular and Sleep Practice.Read More
Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.