Evaluation of the Addition of an Interdental Cleaning Device to Manual Brushing on Gingival Health
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This study evaluates the addition of an interdental cleaning device paired with a manual toothbrush compared to using a manual toothbrush only. Plaque removal, reduction of gingival bleeding and reduction of gingival inflammation.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
25 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Between 25 and 70 years of age
Able to provide written informed consent prior to participation
Agree to not participate in any other oral/dental products clinical study for the study duration
Good general health and be a non-smoker
A minimum of 50% bleeding on probing sites
A minimum pre-brushing plaque score of 0.6
A minimum of 1.75 gingivitis score Have no probing depths greater than 5 mm
A minimum of 20 teeth (not including 3rd molars)
No partial dentures, orthodontic brackets, wires or other appliances
Agree to refrain from the use of any non-study dental device or oral care product for the study duration
Agree to return for the scheduled visits and follow study procedures
Agree to delay dental prophylaxis until study completion