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There is no difference with regard to hard and/or soft tissue safety between oscillating-rotating powered brushes and manual toothbrushes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22078822     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Safety of oscillating-rotating powered brushes compared to manual toothbrushes: a systematic review. Van der Weijden FA, Campbell SL, Dörfer CE, González-Cabezas C, Slot DE. J Periodontol 2011;82(1):5-24. REVIEWERS: Nada J. Farsi, BDS, MSc, Belinda Nicolau, DDS, PhD. PURPOSE/QUESTION: To compare the soft and/or hard tissue safety between manual and oscillating-rotating brushes through a systematic review of the pertinent literature. SOURCE OF FUNDING: Industry (Procter & Gamble). TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Systematic review LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 1: Good-quality, patient-oriented evidence. STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Grade A: Consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence.
Authors:
Nada J Farsi; Belinda Nicolau
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of evidence-based dental practice     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1532-3390     ISO Abbreviation:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-14     Completed Date:  2011-12-23     Revised Date:  2013-03-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101083101     Medline TA:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  168-70     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Oral Health and Society, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, 3550 University Street, Montreal, QC, Canada. Nada.farsi@mail.mcgill.ca
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J Periodontol. 2011 Jan;82(1):5-24   [PMID:  20831367 ]

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