International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2018, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part C
Evaluation of brushing techniques and toothbrush grips among rural and urban children
AUTHOR(S): Vijay Lakshmi, Nikhil Marwah, Dr. Yogita Chaturvedi and Pooja Mishra
ABSTRACT:Aim and objective:
The aim of this study is to determine brushing techniques, grip and frequency of tooth brushing in children of rural and urban areas.
Material and method: The study consisted of 200 children. The children were observed while brushing to determine the brushing technique and grip used by them during brushing.
Results: Distal oblique is the most preferred grip by the children and horizontal scrub method is commonly used brushing technique by the children.
Conclusion: Tooth brushing is more common in urban area children as compared to rural. Oral hygiene instructions should be regularly given to children to inculcate health awareness among them.
Pages: 164-167 | 1019 Views 15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Vijay Lakshmi, Nikhil Marwah, Dr. Yogita Chaturvedi, Pooja Mishra. Evaluation of brushing techniques and toothbrush grips among rural and urban children. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(2):164-167.