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brushing

[′brəsh·iŋ]
(textiles)
A process for finishing fabrics by rubbing them against a rough surface, such as a wire-covered cylinder, usually to produce a thick nap. Also known as napping.
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Multiple logistic regression analysis was applied to check the impact of tooth brushing practices on tooth loss.
When the volunteers did not bring the toothpaste, the procedure was performed with the toothpaste provided by the researchers (Strawberry flavored Tandy), if the volunteers reported that the child used fluoridated toothpaste for tooth brushing. For the children who did not yet brush their teeth, or those who used non-fluoridated toothpaste, the collection of tooth brushing products was omitted.
The tooth brushing program is one of the strategies in the Community Health Action Plan for Logan which I launched in May this year.
A standard protocol was employed that included variables like name, age, gender, sociodemographic status, nutritional and tooth brushing habits, oral examination, and salivary parameters.
The world's first connected sonic toothbrush with 3D motion sensors, Kolibree uses proprietary technology for an interactive tooth brushing experience for children and adults, and provides real-time feedback to improve oral care.
The subjects with abrasive lesions were classified according to age, gender, frequency of tooth brushing. The data was analyzed using the software statistical package for social sciences version 15(SPPSS inc.
For parents whose children really fight tooth brushing, I teach them this technique as well if there are two adults in the house available to help with the dental hygiene routine.
Group I: Tooth brushing with paste twice/once a day, dental flossing and regular dental checkups.
It can be easier to get a pet used to tooth brushing when they're young but it's never too late to introduce brushing whatever the age of the pet.
This unconventional format creates a new genre within the toothpaste category, and is expected to change the way that children in particular look at the task of tooth brushing, say officials for the Buena Park, Calif.-based company.
Tooth brushing at this time will lead to further tooth mineral loss by the abrasion of tooth brushing which will be in addition to any loss caused by the erosive food products eaten during breakfast.
He added: "I think it starts with nurturing the child at home with the right diet and tooth brushing routines.