Assessment of the Curaprox Ultra Soft CS 5460 Manual Toothbrush and the Curaprox CS 1006 Monobrush as Personal Hygiene Products
This article presents the features of individual oral hygiene according to the use of the Curaprox CS 5460 manual toothbrush in combination with the Curaprox CS 1006 monobrush as an individual oral hygiene product. The effectiveness has been assessed using the OHI-S, PHR, and MAPI hygiene indices. The results of the study show that the use of a Curaprox CS 5460 toothbrush in combination with a Curaprox CS 1006 monobrush for 1 week was (1.04 +0.28) on the OHI-S index and increased oral hygiene in PHP by 3.3 times compared with a conventional manual brush and 1.2 times when using only a brush-Curaprox CS 5460. The MAPI index improved by a factor of 1.2, 1.4, and 1.02, respectively. After 1 month of use, the OHI-S and PHP indices improved 1.1-fold in group III, 2-fold in group II, and 1.4-fold in group I. The MAPI index in groups I and III increased in comparison with the initial data by 22% and group II by 1.3 times. The obtained results allow the authors to recommend these means as the most simple, accessible, and reliable methods of preventing dental diseases-oral hygiene, the observance of which contributes to the prevention of diseases of the hard tissues of the teeth and periodontal tissues.