Assessment of dentists self-performed plaque control measures in Mosul city


A survey of (146) dentists in Mosul city was involved by questionnaire to evaluate the plaque control measures include brushing & interdental aids, the age range (23-58) years.The result of this survey revealed that (54%) of the sample brush their teeth once daily,(29%)&(17%) brush their teeth twice & more respectively. Significant difference was found between the frequency of brushing & the gender were female brushes their teeth more frequent than male,(74%) of the dentist select specific tooth paste, Signal &Sanino were the most frequent tooth pastes selected by the dentists.Also this study showed that (69%) of the dentists were used interdental aids,(51%) used dental floss,(18%) used toothpick,(66%) used it daily,(29%) weekly &(5%) monthly.