International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry

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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Simple guideline table for recommendation of oral hygiene devices

Age Classification Recommended toothbrush and dentifrice Recommended auxiliary oral hygiene device
Preschool General Small size toothbrush, fluoride dentifrice Dental floss for incisor
Children General Small size toothbrush, fluoride dentifrice
Adolescent General Toothbrush for youth, fluoride dentifrice Gargle for necessary
Orthodontic Orthodontic toothbrush, fluoride dentifrice Interdental-brush, rubber tip
Young adult General Toothbrush for adults, fluoride/anti-inflammatory dentifrice Dental floss, gargle for necessary
Orthodontic Orthodontic toothbrush, fluoride/anti-inflammatory dentifrice Interdental-brush, rubber tip/gingival massager
Middle-aged adult General Toothbrush for adults, anti-inflammatory dentifrice Interdental brush/dental floss
Gingivitis 2 lane soft/vibratory electric toothbrush, anti-inflammatory dentifrice Interdental brush, rubber tip, gingival massager, gargle for necessary
Prosthodontic Zig-zag typed toothbrush, anti-inflammatory dentifrice Interdental brush, super-floss/dental thread and floss silk, gingival massager
Sensitive dentin Soft toothbrush, SnF2, ZnCl2, KCl contained dentifrice Fluoride mouth-rinse
Malodor Adult toothbrush, no Sodium Lauryl Sulfate dentifrice Gargle for necessary, tongue cleaner
Elderly General Toothbrush for adults, anti-inflammatory dentifrice Interdental brush, gargle for necessary
Implant 2 lane soft toothbrush, anti-inflammatory dentifrice Interdental brush, waterpik, gargle for necessary
Denture Denture brush (full/partial) Denture cleaner, tissue conditioner
Disabled Handicapped Electric toothbrush, anti-inflammatory dentifrice Gargle for necessary
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