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  1. Power brushes were first seen in mass production in the __________.
  1. Power brushes were invented to _______________.
  1. In the early days of power brushes, they were primarily recommended for _______________.
  1. _______________ determines how patients respond to bacterial plaque.
  1. Powered brushes focus on _______________.
  1. Thirty-six months after the purchase of a powered brush _____% were still using the brush on a daily basis.
  1. Studies and surveys have found power toothbrushes _______________.
  1. When choosing a power brush, the dental professional’s recommendation should be based on clinical effectiveness in _______________.
  1. Power brushes using the _______________ action, have been proven more effective than manual brushes for plaque and gingivitis reduction.
  1. In a crossover trial comparing tartar control with a manual toothbrush to a power toothbrush. The results showed _______________.
  1. Different brush heads are available for _______________.
  1. Power brush head filaments should be _______________.
  1. The benefit of a pressure sensor is _______________.
  1. Gingival recession can be caused by _______________.
  1. Research has shown that more pressure is used when patients brush with a _______________.
  1. Evidence suggests that power brushes are more beneficial in removing _______________ and controlling _______________.
  1. Van der Weijden et al conducted a systematic review of published safety data on the oscillating-rotating brushes compared with manual brushes and found _______________.
  1. The BEST method in teaching oral hygiene is _______________.
  1. When using a power brush, the patient only has to focus on the _______________.
  1. Power brushes may be used to clean the tongue. With the tongue extruded _______________.
  1. Patients using power brushes should _______________.
  1. Research supports the use of power brushes to _______________.