Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)

Stonebrook pediatric dentistry

Silver Diamine Fluoride

Welcome to Stonebrook Pediatric Dentistry – Your Trusted Provider of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) Treatment in Frisco, TX.

At Stonebrook Pediatric Dentistry, we prioritize the oral health and well-being of children in Frisco, TX, and surrounding areas. Led by Dr. Abhishek Bhaumik, our team is committed to providing gentle and effective dental care for children of all ages. We are proud to offer Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) treatment as a safe and non-invasive option for managing dental caries in our young patients.

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What is Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)?

Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) is a liquid solution containing silver particles, fluoride, and ammonia. It is a revolutionary dental treatment that has gained popularity for its ability to halt the progression of dental caries (tooth decay) in children. SDF has been used for decades in other countries and has recently been approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

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How Does Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) Work?

SDF works through a dual action mechanism. The silver component acts as an antimicrobial agent, killing the harmful bacteria that cause tooth decay. Additionally, the fluoride component helps remineralize and strengthen the tooth structure, making it more resistant to further decay. This combined action makes SDF an effective tool for managing dental caries, particularly in young children who may have difficulty tolerating more invasive treatments.

Benefits of

Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) Treatment:

  1. Non-invasive: SDF treatment is a non-invasive alternative to traditional dental procedures, such as drilling and filling. It can be particularly beneficial for young children with dental anxiety or difficulty cooperating during dental procedures.
  2. Pain-free: SDF application is painless and does not require local anesthesia or drilling. It is an excellent option for children who are apprehensive about dental treatments or have sensitive teeth.
  3. Quick and convenient: The application of SDF is a relatively quick process that we can complete during a routine dental visit. There is no need for multiple appointments or extended chair time, making it a convenient choice for both patients and parents.
  4. Cost-effective: SDF is a cost-effective solution for managing dental caries compared to more invasive dental treatments. It can help prevent the need for extensive restorative procedures and potentially save families from additional financial burdens.
  5. Prevention-focused: SDF stops the progression of existing cavities and helps prevent new ones from forming. Regular application of SDF can be a part of a comprehensive preventive dental care plan to maintain optimal oral health for your child.

Our Approach to Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) Treatment

At Stonebrook Pediatric Dentistry, we believe in providing our young patients with the highest quality of care. When it comes to SDF treatment, Dr. Abhishek Bhaumik will conduct a thorough examination and evaluation to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for your child. If we recommend SDF, our experienced team will carefully apply the solution to the affected teeth, ensuring proper coverage and adherence.


During the treatment, we prioritize your child’s comfort and well-being, utilizing child-friendly techniques and creating a positive and supportive environment. Our goal is to make the dental experience pleasant and stress-free for both children and their parents.

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Fluoride Treatments in Frisco

If you seek a safe and effective solution for managing dental caries in your child, consider Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) treatment at Stonebrook Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Abhishek Bhaumik and our dedicated team are here to provide exceptional dental care and support for your child’s oral health journey.

Contact Stonebrook Pediatric Dentistry today to schedule an appointment and learn more about how SDF can benefit your child. We look forward to serving you and your family and helping your child achieve a healthy, beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime.

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