systematic review, the authors aim to assess the effect of
silver diamine fluoride (SDF) in preventing and arresting caries in exposed
root surfaces of adults. Two reviewers independently searched for controlled
clinical trials with at least 12 months of follow-up, without language
or date of publication restraints, in 8 electronic databases, 5 registries
of ongoing trials, and reference lists of narrative reviews.
Key Words. Root caries; preventive dentistry; cariostatic agents; fluoride;
dental health care for aged; systematic review.