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The effects of different application techniques and orifices on the amount of dentifrice

  • Olmez Aysegul1,*,
  • Tufekcioglu Dilek1
  • Erdemli Elgin1

1Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.17796/jcpd.28.4.lx41h477446w35p0 Vol.28,Issue 4,October 2004 pp.343-346

Published: 01 October 2004

*Corresponding Author(s): Olmez Aysegul E-mail: aysegul@gazi.edu.tr

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to evaluate three different methods (ST: Standart technique; PS: Pea-size;

TT:Transverse technique) for dentifrice use in children between 5 to 7 years of age, as well as to compare

the amount of dentifrice dispensed by using tubes with different orifices (moon or round shaped).

One hundered children who dispensed the dentifrice themselves were asked to apply the quantity of

dentifrice they usually used (ST or TT) (Phase-I). In Phase-II, they were instructed to apply a pea-size

amount (PS) and finally they were demonstrated to use the transverse technique (TT) in Phase-III.

Statistical analysis was obtained by using Anova and t-test.

As a result, most of the children (82 patient) preferred to use ST rather than TT (18 patient).

A decrease in the amount was obtained with both of the shaped orifices after the instruction of PS or

demonstration of TT (p< 0.05). It was observed that the amount of dentifrice dispensed decreased

generally when a moon shaped orifice was used.


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Olmez Aysegul,Tufekcioglu Dilek,Erdemli Elgin. The effects of different application techniques and orifices on the amount of dentifrice. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2004. 28(4);343-346.

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