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Vertical vs Horizontal Brushing

Discussion in 'Dental Residents and Practicing Dentists' started by hitmans45, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. hitmans45

    hitmans45 2+ Year Member

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    I've been looking for studies/articles done on the subject of vertically vs. horizontally brushing ones teeth and I've only found a few traces in my search. If you guys know of a trial or have any links to some article I'd greatly appreciate the help.
     
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  3. Contach

    Contach 7+ Year Member

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    The Modified Bass technique is what we learned in dental school. This is a horizontal brushing technique at 45 degrees that gently gets underneath the gums.
    Try using that term in your search. Also - please post here what you find as this could help many of us.
     

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