1. Power brushes were developed to __________.
  1. Initially, power brushes were recommended for _______________.
  1. Which type of brush was first to demonstrate it was more effective than a manual brush?
  1. In which ways do power/electric toothbrushes differ?
  1. All of the following are TRUE about Battery-powered toothbrushes EXCEPT:
  1. Oral-B has specific electric brush heads for all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. The benefit of the Oral-B iO pressure sensor as compared to other pressure sensors is _______________.
  1. Power brush head filaments should be _______________.
  1. EBDM is comprised of _______________.
  1. The purpose of EBDM is to _______________.
  1. In conducting a search, if a Clinical Practice Guideline is not available what is the next highest level of evidence that you should search for?
  1. Secondary research differs from primary research in that secondary research _______________.
  1. Benefits of conducting a PubMed search to find evidence to answer your question include _______________.
  1. Which brush(es) have received the ADA Seal in the Powered Toothbrush Category?
  1. When choosing a power brush, the dental professional’s recommendation should be based on the clinical effectiveness of all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. Which of the following risk factors can be modified and should be the focus of dental professionals?
  1. Power brushes focus on _______________.
  1. Which modes of action have been proven more effective than manual brushes for plaque and gingivitis reduction?
  1. Evidence suggests that power brushes are more beneficial in reducing _______________.
  1. The results of a crossover trial on tartar control comparing manual and power toothbrushes found _______________.
  1. Research has shown that more pressure is used when patients brush with a _______________.
  1. Findings from several systematic reviews of published safety data on gingival recession or abrasion found in comparing power and manual toothbrushes that power toothbrushes caused _______________.
  1. Studies have found power toothbrushes with Smart technology _______________.
  1. A power toothbrush does not require the same level of skill proficiency as a manual brush due to _______________.
  1. Which combinations have been proven effective for orthodontic patients?
  1. The BEST method in teaching oral hygiene is _______________.
    After #30 was extracted 3 months ago, Mr. Wilson decided to have an implant placed to maintain the space between #29 and #31. During his hygiene appointment you notice he is exhibiting generalized signs of gingivitis and the tissue around #30 is not looking good. You ask him to show you his homecare routine and ask him how important it is to him to keep the implant. Mr. Wilson replies that it is very important to him to keep it as long as possible. One aspect discussed with Mr. Wilson is the disease process. He now understands that with the implant he is more susceptible to the inflammatory process and developing peri-implantitis and realizes why he must do a better job in eliminating bacterial plaque.

    Guidelines state that you should educate Mr. Wilson on use of _______________.
  1. Features of electric toothbrushes that may benefit him in controlling inflammation and removing the most bacterial plaque is the specially designed implant brush head from _______________.