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The aim of this trial was to test whether the use of a smartphone application (app) connected to a toothbrush improves the oral hygiene compliance of adolescent orthodontic patients.
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Name: European journal of orthodontics
Oral self-care plays an important role in maintaining oral health and preventing the occurrence of oral diseases. The association between good oral care and good oral hygiene is well known. However, t...
This study aimed to assess oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in relation to associated covariates in orthodontic patients of different age groups (children, adolescents, and adults) in a cr...
The present retrospective analysis sought to investigate the impact of the oral care programme (OCP) for adults provided at the Department of Conservative and Preventive Dentistry, Justus-Liebig-Unive...
Our objective was to test the hypothesis that thermoplastic clear aligners (Invisalign by Align Technolog, Santa Clara, Calif) are more pleasant in regard to oral impacts experienced by patients than ...
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the effects of the orthodontic elastic forces used in fixed orthodontic treatment on the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) with normal and anteriorly displ...
The study aims to compare the efficacy of the use of different methods of teeth cleaning on the oral hygiene in patients with orthodontic fixed appliance
This study will compare the use of text message reminders versus multiple in-person sessions of oral hygiene instructions and motivation on improving oral hygiene measurements.
This study is a single-blind randomized controlled trial on fixed orthodontic appliance candidates (n = 90) assigned into a control group (n = 30) and two different study groups (n = 30 in...
Objective: To determine the effect of WhatsApp and Email reminders on oral hygiene compliance of orthodontic patients. Methods: A Randomized, parallel group, double blinded study was cond...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether motivational interviewing is effective in improving oral hygiene in orthodontic patients wearing fixed appliances.
The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.
A combination of the debris index and the dental calculus index to determine the status of oral hygiene.
An offensive, foul breath odor resulting from a variety of causes such as poor oral hygiene, dental or oral infections, or the ingestion of certain foods.
Attachment of orthodontic devices and materials to the MOUTH area for support and to provide a counterforce to orthodontic forces.
A bactericidal and fungicidal antiseptic. It is used as a 0.1% mouthwash for local infections and oral hygiene. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p797)
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....