Floss, Dental

Known as: Dental floss, dental flossing 
Dental floss is a string-like device made of cotton or other fibers intended to remove plaque and food particles from between the teeth to reduce… (More)
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2013
2013
OBJECTIVES Habit formation has been proposed as a means to promote maintenance of healthy behaviours, but there have been few… (More)
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2010
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2010
OBJECTIVE Habit might be usefully characterized as a form of automaticity that involves the association of a cue and a response… (More)
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2009
2009
AIMS The aims of this study were to (1) investigate the incidence of bacteraemia following flossing in subjects with chronic… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Adoption and maintenance of health behaviors are often poorly predicted by behavioral intentions. To bridge the gap… (More)
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2007
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2007
© 2008 The Author. Journal compilation © 2008 International Association of Applied Psychology. Published by Blackwell Publishing… (More)
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2007
2007
Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects are a form of commons where individuals work collectively to produce… (More)
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2007
2007
Health behavior interventions may have different effects when targeting individuals at different stages of change. A 'motivation… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Mechanical methods of oral hygiene can be complemented by the use of chemotherapeutic mouthrinses. The authors sought… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND The use of dental floss has long been considered to be effective in controlling interproximal plaque and gingivitis… (More)
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2002
2002
PURPOSE To compare the effectiveness of rinsing with an essential oil-containing antimicrobial mouthrinse with that of dental… (More)
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