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An Interview: Silver Diamine Fluoride Use in Today's Dentistry

Interview with Dr. Debbie Wilson Dr. Debbie Wilson is a general dentist in the north Toronto area. She has been practicing dentistry for 34 years. Dr. Wilson is one of the most preventative focused dentists I have had the pleasure of meeting. She generously offered to share her insight on treatment with Silver Diamine Fluoride based on a one-year observation. 1. To start I would like you to tell me what might be some of the ways silver diamine fluoride (SDF) has changed your assessment and treatment planning process? I always have a patient sign the consent form and encourage the patients to watch the YouTube video on the application and outcome so they are fully informed on the dark colouration of the carious lesion.  I am using Silver Diamine Fluoride on accessible root caries and large carious lesions on adults.  With children, I will also use Silver Diamine Fluoride under large caries (provided there is no pupal involvement) when I have the consent of the pa