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Tooth Brushing

MDK would like to thank Colgate for providing a grant, which makes this training module possible

Learning Objectives 
  • Describe how tooth brushing works to prevent caries, gingivitis, and periodontitis

  • Understand the benefits of using fluoridated dentifrices when tooth brushing

  • Develop the knowledge and skills to teach patients tooth brushing technique

Module Outline
  • History of brushing

  • Introduction

  • Brushing mechanism of action

  • Armamentarium 

  • Brushing best practices

  • Step-by-step brushing procedure

  • Effectiveness of brushing

  • Motivation for homecare

  • Key points


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