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Controlling caries in exposed root surfaces with silver diamine fluoride (August 2018 Article 1)
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JADA August 2018
In this 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.

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