Using an Evidence-based Approach to Making Patient Recommendations for Power Toothbrushes
Course Number: 648
Clinical Evidence of Gentleness/Safety
Tooth wear is becoming a greater issue as life expectancy is increasing and teeth are retained in the oral cavity longer.43 Exposed dentin as a result of receding gums is not esthetically pleasant but may also lead to sensitivity and root caries. The propensity of a given toothbrush and/or brushing technique to contribute to abrasion and gingival recession is therefore a concern.