toothbrushing


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toothbrushing

(ˈtuːθˌbrʌʃɪŋ)
n
the activity of using a toothbrush to clean one's teeth
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Thus, we aimed to compare the short-term antibacterial efficacy of silver nanoparticle-containing toothbrushes with standard toothbrushing with commercially available dentifrices.
According to our literature search, because we did not find any in vivo study for silver-containing toothbrushes, the three daily instances of toothbrushing in this study showed a decreasing trend for MS, VPI and GBI levels after 4 weeks, and the depletion of silver ions emphasizes the need for evaluating silver-coated toothbrushes in children who have a spitting reflex because of disability, children 6 months-3 years who are at risk of swallowing toothpaste, children at risk of bacterial decontamination problems, and teenagers and for any other uses1-5 with or without any antibacterial compounds.
Toothbrushes were to be dried at room temperature for 4 hours, simulating the interval between toothbrushing sessions.
An updated systematic review of the literature has been published that compares powered versus manual toothbrushing for the maintenance of oral health.
This review is to determine the effectiveness of flossing in addition to toothbrushing for preventing gum disease and dental caries in adults.
Proper toothbrushing plays a key role in preventing tooth decay and gum disease.
MacGregor IDM, Rugg-Gunn AJ: A survey of toothbrushing sequence on children and young adults.
Flossing provides a benefit distinct from that of toothbrushing," Mr.
Considering that toothbrushing is the most widely accepted means for mechanically (14) cleaning the teeth and promoting oral hygiene and that great attention has been given to the materials used to construct toothbrushes, the objective of this study was to compare the viability of S.
Dean DH, Beeson LD, Cannon DF, Plunket CB: Condition of toothbrushing in use: Correlation with behavioral and socio-economic factors.