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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-08-24T21:35:48-0400
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the use of a sonic toothbrush alone is more effective than two other toothbrushing protocols on dental plaque elimination in patients with...
It is well accepted that the greatest contributor to the health of the periodontium and dentition is regular and thorough dental plaque removal, typically by means of adequate toothbrushin...
The objective of the study is to evaluate and compare the efficacy of an experimental power brush to a regular manual brush in the reduction of gingivitis and dental plaque over an 8 week ...
Aim: The study was designed to test the time dependent efficacy in plaque removal of four toothbrushes: one electric toothbrush, the Philips Sonicare Elite with long (A) and short (...
This study will determine the effects toothbrush type (power or manual) has on the safety and effectiveness of professional dentinal hypersensitivity treatment with a marketed oxalate-cont...
To investigate to what extent the degree of toothbrush wear of 3-month-old manual toothbrushes influence plaque scores.
To evaluate the effect of whitening mouthrinses used before toothbrushing on enamel microhardness and wear.
The fungal culture toothbrush method is a common method for obtaining material for fungal cultures to diagnose dermatophytosis. The optimal technique for inoculation onto the agar surface has not been...
This study compares the mechanical properties of commercially available CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing) millable dental blocks including Vita Enamic, Lava Ultimate, and MA...
To evaluate the gingival health efficacy of an oscillating-rotating electric toothbrush, a stannous fluoride dentifrice, and dental floss in adults with mild-to-moderate gingivitis.
The act of cleaning teeth with a brush to remove plaque and prevent tooth decay. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Those procedures designed to widen the zone of attached gingiva and deepen the vestibular depth which will facilitate the clearance of the area for natural food passage, and provide access for toothbrushing and interdental stimulation.
A plant genus of the family RUTACEAE. Most plants that are called Fagara are actually Zanthoxylum. Some members of Zanthoxylum are reclassified from ELEUTHEROCOCCUS, Melicope, and EVODIA. The twigs are used as dental brushing sticks (TOOTHBRUSHING).
A loss of mucous substance of the mouth showing local excavation of the surface, resulting from the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue. It is the result of a variety of causes, e.g., denture irritation, aphthous stomatitis (STOMATITIS, APHTHOUS); NOMA; necrotizing gingivitis (GINGIVITIS, NECROTIZING ULCERATIVE); TOOTHBRUSHING; and various irritants. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p842)
Treatment using irradiation with light of low power intensity so that the effects are a response to the light and not due to heat. A variety of light sources, especially low-power lasers are used.