International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry

Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-6197   pISSN 1738-8546

Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Systemic condition and oral state for selection of proper devices

Age Oral state Oral hygiene device
Preschool Severe caries Toothbrush (soft/orthodontic brush)
Children Periodontal disease Dentifrice (fluoride, anti-inflammatory)
Adolescent Hypersensitive dentin Interdental brush
Young adult Fixed prosthodontic appliance Dental floss silk
Middle-aged adult Fixed orthodontic appliance Rubber tip
Elderly Dental implant Gingival massager
Disabled Partial denture
Full denture
Gargle solution
Int J Clin Prev Dent 2021;17:1-5 https://doi.org/10.15236/ijcpd.2021.17.1.1
© 2021 Int J Clin Prev Dent