Manual versus powered toothbrushes

Niederman, Richard
September 2003
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Sep2003, Vol. 134 Issue 9, p1240
Academic Journal
Discusses a report released in January 2003, The Cochrane Collaboration Oral Health Group, providing a systematic review of the effectiveness of powered versus manual tooth-brushes. Search strategies developed by the group, to identify all relevant randomized controlled trials; Background on the results indicating that there was a wide range in plaque and gingivitis among the powered toothbrushes.


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