Damaging effects of toothbrush bristle end form on gingiva.

@article{Breitenmoser1979DamagingEO,
  title={Damaging effects of toothbrush bristle end form on gingiva.},
  author={J Breitenmoser and Werner H. M{\"o}rmann and Hp. Muehlemann},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={1979},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={212-6}
}
The ability of two different toothbrush bristle ends to produce traumatic gingival abrasion was assessed in a double blind study of 15 male and 15 female young adults. Brushing was performed in a circular fashion using a modified Bass Technique. An apparatus allowing continuous visual feedback of the average brushing force permitted a degree of… CONTINUE READING