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At SDI, we constantly monitor patient trends and look to seek out the opinions of dental professionals to make sure we are answering the needs of both. Take a closer look at our recent articles and case studies to find out why choice, effectiveness and ease of use are so high on our priority list.

glass ionomers Articles
June 12, 2019

Glass Ionomer Sealant for Proactive Intervention

Fay Goldstep discusses the use of glass ionomer sealants as effective and efficient materials for the prevention of pit and fissure caries in this article originally published in the March/April issue of Dental Asia. Read…
silver diammine fluoride case study diagnosis Articles
March 12, 2019

Uses of Silver Diammine Fluoride (SDF): A Clinical Summary

Professor HIEN C NGO presents his case study on his experience using Silver Diammine Fluroide... THE use of silver fluoride (SF)/silver diammine fluoride (SDF) in dentistry to treat dentine hypersensitivity and arresting caries goes back…
six reasons to switch to glass ionomers Articles
March 12, 2019

Six reasons to switch to glass ionomers

In light of the EU’s phase-out of amalgam fillings and patients increasingly demanding safer, more environmentally-friendly restorations, clinicians now need to look for an effective, long-lasting, mercury-free alternative. Let’s take a look at glass ionomers…
amalgam phase down and alternatives Articles
March 12, 2019

The amalgam phase down

Amalgam has been used in dentistry for over 150 years and remains a durable, safe and cost-effective solution for dental restorations. However, amalgam is a combination of metals including up to 50% liquid mercury and…