"Toothbrushing" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The act of cleaning teeth with a brush to remove plaque and prevent tooth decay. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Toothbrushing".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Toothbrushing".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Toothbrushing" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Toothbrushing" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Toothbrushing" by people in Profiles.
Trends in dental caries of deciduous teeth in Iran: a systematic analysis of the national and sub-national data from 1990 to 2017. BMC Oral Health. 2022 12 23; 22(1):634.
Association between Frequency of Toothbrushing and Metabolic Syndrome among Adolescents: A 5-Year Follow-Up Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 01 03; 19(1).
Electric and Manual Oral Hygiene Routines Affect Plaque Index Score Differently. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 12 12; 18(24).
Oral health knowledge and practices in the Kaski District of Nepal. Community Dent Health. 2021 May 28; 38(2):105-111.
Network meta-analysis from a pairwise meta-analysis design: to assess the comparative effectiveness of oral care interventions in preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill patients. Clin Oral Investig. 2021 May; 25(5):2439-2447.
Comparison of a Novel Sonic Toothbrush to Manual Brushing on Plaque Control and Gingival Inflammation: A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2021 Jan-Feb; 41(1):99-104.
The Effect of the Bass Intrasulcular Toothbrushing Technique on the Reduction of Gingival Inflammation: A Randomized Clinical Trial. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2019 06; 19(2):106-114.
The Effect of a Toothbrush Handle Design in Combating Microbial Contamination. J Clin Dent. 2017 Sep; 28(3):62-64.
Dental caries experience, rather than toothbrushing, influences the incidence of dental caries in young Japanese adults. Community Dent Health. 2017 Jun; 34(2):118-121.
Relationships between occupational and behavioral parameters and oral health status. Ind Health. 2017 Aug 08; 55(4):381-390.