Clinical Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Safety of Cleaning with Toothbrushes “BIOMED”
Volume 3 ; Issue 1 ; in Month : Jan-June (2019) Article No : 121
Baydik Olga D, Sysolyatin Pavel G, Vilikotskiy A
Objective: Compare the cleaning efficiency of toothbrushes with a conical
and rounded bristle shape. To evaluate efficacy and safety of two
toothbrushes «Biomed Black» and «Biomed Silver» during tooth brushing.
Methods: Open-label single-center comparative randomized clinical study
in two parallel groups. 52 volunteers at the age of 18 to 65 years
participated in the research. The assessment of efficacy was measured by
Green-Vermillion and Navy indices. Safety was tested by frequency and
severity of side effects.
Results: Toothbrushes «Biomed Black» and «Biomed Silver» showed
significant decrease in the amount of dental plaque after 30 seconds of
brushing. Also, toothbrushes showed prolonged action of cleaning effect.
During the research no side effects were observed in any of volunteers.
Conclusion: The results of the comparison of two toothbrushes with a
conical shape of bristles and a cone-shaped one did not reveal any
significant advantages of one of them. Both toothbrushes have good
cleansing properties and prolonged action.
Clinical relevance: There are no reliable studies on the effect of the bristle
shape of toothbrushes on the efficacy and safety of cleansing, as well as on
the formation of dental plaque after brushing.
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