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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2018: 74.52

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  |  596 Views  9 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.
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