Effectiveness of Different Bristle Designs of Toothbrushes and Periodontal Status among Fixed Orthodontic Patients: A Double-blind Crossover Design.

@article{Naik2018EffectivenessOD,
  title={Effectiveness of Different Bristle Designs of Toothbrushes and Periodontal Status among Fixed Orthodontic Patients: A Double-blind Crossover Design.},
  author={Sandhya P Naik and Sameer Punathil and Praveen Shetty and Ipsita Jayanti and Mohammad Jalaluddin and Anisha Avijeeta},
  journal={The journal of contemporary dental practice},
  year={2018},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          150-155
        }
}
AIM The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of different bristle designs of toothbrushes and the periodontal status among patients undergoing fixed orthodontic treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS This randomized controlled trial (RCT) consisted of 45 adolescents (comprising 20 males and 25 females) undergoing fixed orthodontic treatment. The study participants were randomly allocated to three groups, each group being assigned a locally available toothbrush with a… 

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