Jayashri Prabakar

Department of Public Health Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India

Publications

  • Review   
    Effectiveness of Alternate Methods of Toothbrush Disinfection: A Systematic Review
    Author(s): Lalitha Rani Chellappa, Jayashri Prabakar*, Meignana Arumugham Indiran, Pradeep Kumar R and Srisakthi Doraikanan

    Toothbrushes are used every day in the home and become part and parcel of our lives. Yet we do not know the proper way to maintain, store and disinfect the toothbrushes. Because of this many oral infections can easily spread. To eradicate the unawareness, it is necessary to know a cheap method of toothbrush disinfection which can be used every day in home. The aim of the review is to assess the effectiveness of alternate methods of toothbrush disinfection. The Databases of PubMed, Cochrane, LILACS, Science direct, Metapress and were searched up to December 2018 for the related topic. In vitro studies in which the effectiveness of alternate methods of toothbrush disinfection have been evaluated. The systematic search revealed a total of 832 publications from PubMed, Cochrane, LILACS, Science direct, Metapress and which were scrutinized based on preset inclusion and ex.. Read More»

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