The distribution of plaque and gingivitis and the influence of toothbrushing hand in a group of South Wales 11-12 year-old children.

@article{Addy1987TheDO,
  title={The distribution of plaque and gingivitis and the influence of toothbrushing hand in a group of South Wales 11-12 year-old children.},
  author={Martin Addy and Gareth S. Griffiths and Paul Michael Howell Dummer and A Kingdom and William C. Shaw},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={1987},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={564-72}
}
Numerous factors may affect the distribution of plaque and gingivitis in any individuals mouth. Of considerable importance must be the oral hygiene habits of each person, which will be influenced by compliance and dexterity with tooth cleaning methods. The pattern of gingivitis seen at a young age may, with time, reflect the eventual distribution of attachment loss. This in part, could explain the considerable variation in chronic periodontal disease seen between individuals and at different… CONTINUE READING

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