Manual orthodontic vs. oscillating-rotating electric toothbrush in orthodontic patients: a randomised clinical trial.


AIM To compare the efficacy of manual and oscillating-rotating electric toothbrushes in removing plaque and reducing gingivitis in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances. STUDY DESIGN Randomised clinical trial. MATERIALS AND METHODS 20 subjects aged 10 to 14 years (8 males; 12 females) scheduled for fixed orthodontic treatment were enrolled… (More)


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