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plaque control

  • Soft or medium multituffed brush placed at 45 angle to the long axis of the teeth.
  • The sides of the bristles  -flexed against the gingiva,
  •  back and forth vibratory motion,
  •   The technique is designed to gently massage the gingiva,
  •      Recommended for cleaning areas of healing wounds after periodontal surgery.


  • Most widely recommended tool for removing plaque from proximal tooth surface.
  • Choice  of  Dental  Floss Depends  on –
  • Tightness  of  tooth  contacts
  • Roughness  of  Proximal  Surfaces
  • Patient’s  Manual  Dexterity
  •  Presence of orthodontic appliance or fixed prosthesis

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