Silver Diamine Flouride (SDF)
SDF is a common material that will be used throughout Dr. Barber’s office. It is a clear liquid that helps prevent cavities from growing and reduces sensitivity. Combined with the use of fluoride varnish, SDF can help build back minerals within the tooth structure, such as enamel, and kill any bacteria present in an individual’s teeth to prevent a cavity from forming or spreading.
The black staining that occurs with its application is permanent and is one of the biggest reasons that SDF is not used in all situations. In some cases, SDF can cause minor gum irritation and a metallic taste upon application. However, these side effects tend to go away within a few hours or days. Nevertheless, SDF is proven to stop 89% of cavities over a 12-month period, when compared to other treatments.
Lastly, SDF can also be used to prevent severe sensitivity in adults by strengthening the dentin beneath the enamel. Overall, its superior efficacy is the primary reason that Dr. Barber chooses to use SDF in her office.
You don’t have to wait any longer to get the beautiful smile you always wanted. Modern dental techniques have put smile makeovers within your budget. We’ll work with you to design and build a dazzling new smile—one that will make you look and feel great!
Keeping your teeth healthy and functioning well—that’s the goal of all our preventive care services. We want you to have a Classic Smile for Life!
- Hygiene appointments (Regular Checkups / Dental Visits)
- Individualized home care treatment plans (tailored for each patient's needs)
- Night Guards
When you have a problem with your teeth, our goal is simple: we want to restore them so they look great and function well. You’ll smile, speak and chew naturally. All our restorative procedures have aesthetic goals. This is true even for back teeth. We care about function but also how restoration looks.
We combine new technologies with old-fashioned service to make your experience in our dental office as pleasant and comfortable as possible.
Gum disease — also called periodontal disease — is a serious dental condition. If left untreated, it can destroy your bone and cause you to lose your teeth. Gum disease has also been linked to other serious health conditions such as diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. We’ll work with you to treat gum disease and show you how to take care of your teeth and gums to prevent future recurrences.
Jann C. Barber, DDS
3154 Collins Ferry Road
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: (304) 599-3736
We Accept Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and Care Credit.
Monday: 7:20 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
We don't charge for missed appointments but we do ask that you confirm your appointment by 1:30pm the day before. Responding to either the phone call, text message, or email will confirm your appointment. If your appointment is not Unconfirmed appointments will be cancelled.