The Use and Effects of Silver Nitrate in Dentistry

Hakan Kamalak DDS, İbrahim Umar DDS
2014 IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences  
Abstarct : In this study, we will talk on indended use of silver nitrate solution which has been used in various medical treatments for many years, being exposed to silver nitrate solution especially during preparation of a scientific study materials and the changes occuring in epidermis. The silver nitrate is the third element used after gold and copper. The silver nitrate is used in various fields; for gingivitis, oral hygiene, to clear up halitozis, in treatment of candidal infections and
more » ... l infections and teeth caries. Conclusıon: While the silver nitrate is used in different fields of Dentistry, the widespread use of it is not a matter. In dentistry, the silver nitrate solution is mostly prefered in scientific studies rather than its therapeutic properties. In use of chemical solutions like silver nitrate, protective measures such as gloves, glassess, mask etc. should be taken.
doi:10.9790/0853-13318991 fatcat:qjh4vyptrnfc3gxfh27ldjo6by