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The New (old) approach

The New (old) Approach to Managing Caries

What are Silver Fluorides and How Exactly do They Work

Presented by Cathy Boyce

The new (old) approach to managing caries and sensitivity…especially in 2020!

What are silver fluorides and how exactly do they work to improve caries and sensitivity management? How can they be used to benefit clients when we are working under conditions which restrict aerosol-generating procedures?

Learning objectives:

  • Explain the differences between silver fluorides materials
  • Discuss case histories where silver fluorides were used to achieve clinical outcomes

Learn how this new, yet historic treatment protocol can be communicated effectively to patients using the ARM-ER approach and its accompanying resources