Effectiveness of silver diamine fluoride and sodium fluoride varnish in arresting dentin caries
in Chinese pre-school children.
To evaluate the 2% Chlorhexidine efficacy of EGCG on digluconate the dentin caries
Anita et al.
When root caries is a concern, since dentine is more soluble than enamel, fluoride toothpaste is expected to be less effective in controlling dentin caries
than in controlling enamel caries.
5) SDF is a topical cariogenic solution with re-mineralizing and bactericidal properties that has been used in the dental practice of some American, African and European countries to treat children's enamel and dentin caries
in a non-invasive manner; its most effective concentration is 38%.
Use of Diagnodent for diagnosis of non-cavitated occlusal dentin caries
Use of the electronic caries monitor (ECM) has also shown some promise for the detection of enamel and dentin caries
in occlusal surfaces of posterior teeth.
Oral hygiene as a risk indicator of enamel and dentin caries
Sealants are not recommended for teeth with dentin caries
(deep cavities that extend through the enamel of the tooth and into the dentin).
Systematic reviews of clinical trials in children and elderly adults provide evidence for the effectiveness of silver diamine fluoride in arresting dentin caries
when applied every 6 months for a period of 2 to 3 years.
A prominent example was the dentin caries
activity study published in JADA's April 2012 issue, where 38.
This finding is consistent with studies showing that a higher F concentration or frequency of F application is needed to reverse dentin caries
zones: mineral, structure, and properties.