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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-02-19T22:31:18-0500
The aim of this study is to investigate the efficacy of text message active reminders at different time intervals of oral hygiene instructions in patients with orthodontic fixed appliances...
The objectives are a) to determine the scores of general self-efficacy (GSE) and oral hygiene related self-efficacy (OHSE) b) to evaluate the relations between the scores of GSE and OHSE c...
The objective of this study is to assess oral health, oral hygiene knowledge, and daily oral hygiene practices of women who participated in a randomized controlled trial (2011001) at Unive...
The purpose of the present investigation is to record and compare bacterial compositions in supragingival plaque samples and saliva samples in subjects discontinuing regular oral hygiene f...
The main objective of this study is to determine whether the provision of non-surgical periodontal therapy to pregnant women with periodontitis is effective in reducing the incidence of lo...
The aim of this present article was to evaluate the scientific evidence on the efficacy of daily hygiene and professional prophylaxis for treatment of desquamative gingivitis.
This study was to assess the effectiveness of a conventional oral hygiene care programme (COHCP) and an advanced oral hygiene care programme (AOHCP) on prevalence and viable counts of oral opportunist...
Introduction Dental plaque is a major aetiological factor in the development of periodontal disease; thus, it is essential to remove dental plaque to maintain good oral health. We used a simple method...
Poor oral hygiene is an established risk factor of head and neck cancer (HNC); however, its role in the survival of HNC patients is unclear. This study evaluated the association between oral hygiene h...
Effective oral hygiene measures carried out on a regular basis are vital to maintain good oral health. One-to-one oral hygiene advice (OHA) within the dental setting is often provided as a means to mo...
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.
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)
A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)