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Plaque control

Plaque control



Plaque control

Plaque control



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    • What is dental plaque :Dental plaque is a soft sticky andcolorless deposit that accumulates onthe teeth
    • Plaque controlis the most essential Step towardsmaintaining a proper and a healthyOral EnvironmentAlso it is the removal of microbialplaque and the prevention of itsaccumulation on the teeth andadjacent gingival tissues
    •  Mechanical :1-Individual.2-Professional. Chemical :1-Individual.2-Professional.
    • Individual mechanical plaquecontrol is achieved by :1-tooth brush2-interdental aids3-other
    •  Mechanical Electrical
    • Design
    •  Bass method technique Modifid bass method Stillman method The charter method
    • They where introduced in 1939
    • These are the aid for cleaning andpolishing of teeth surfaces.They are used in the form of powderpast ointment and gel
    • Composition :1-fluoride2-abrasions3-detergents4-humectants5-thickeners6-preservative7-flavoring agents8-sweeteners9-coloring agents10-anticaries agents11-water
    • Factors determining the selectionof interdental aids are the type ofembrasures : Type 1 : Type 2 : Type 3 :
    • Its the most commonly recommendmethod of removing plaque frominterdental areas
    •  Type : Uses :
    •  Gingival massage :can be performed with a toothbrushrubber tip stimulator or interdentalcleaning devices .it produces :-1-epithelial thickening2-increased keratinization3-increased mitotic activity in epitheliumand connective tissue
    • They are several types :1-use water faucet to irrigate between andaround the teeth the water is steady and iscontrolled turning the fenced handle2- use and intermittent water jet
    •  Dental plaque is colorless deposit that accumulates on the teeth Plaque control is the most essential Step towards maintaining a proper and a healthy Oral Environment Plaque Control is done Mechanically and Chemically There are many technique for Brushing From the factors that determining the selection of interdental aids are the type of embrasures Dental Floss Its the most commonly recommend method of removing plaque from interdental areas Gingival massage produced epithelial thickening , increased keratinization , increased mitotic activity in epithelium and connective tissue
    • Essintial of clinical periodontology and periodondices , 2nd edition , chapter 37 , pages 280 – 286Foundation of periodontology for dental hygenic