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Efficacy of plaque removal and learning effect of a powered and a manual toothbrush.

Authors
  • Lazarescu, D
  • Boccaneala, S
  • Illiescu, A
  • De Boever, J A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of clinical periodontology
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2003
Volume
30
Issue
8
Pages
726–731
Identifiers
PMID: 12887341
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The powered brush was significantly more efficient in removing plaque and improving gingival health than the manual brush in the group of subjects unfamiliar with electric brushes. There was also a significant learning effect that was more pronounced with the electric toothbrush.

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