Does a complex intervention of oral hygiene advice (OHA) delivered with intra-oral scanner images, antigingivitis toothpaste and motivational reminders, improve oral health more than a standard of care control arm of fluoride toothpaste, with OHA without scanner images?
Adult participants with pre-existing gingivitis were randomized to intervention or control. Following enrollment, baseline and each subsequent visit (V) (3-weeks, V2; 3-months, V3; 6-months, V4) followed the same schedule. Bleeding on Probing (BOP) was assessed and Intra Oral Scan IOS (1) recorded. Plaque was disclosed, scored and re-scanned (IOS (2)). The intervention group received OHA with IOS images, control group receiving OHA without IOS images. Participants brushed with their allocated toothpaste (fluoride, control; anti-gingivitis intervention), IOS(3) was recorded. Between visits participants brush with their allocated toothpaste, intervention group received motivational reminders.
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Antigingivitis Toothpaste And Oral Health Advice Through Intraoral Images Improves Gingival Health