Evaluation of microbial contamination of tooth brush and its related factors
(ندگان)پدیدآورJabbari Sendi, Mohammad JavadVadiati Saberi, BardiaRahi, Dorsa
Abstract Introduction: Toothbrushes can have a significant role in the transmission of diseases. This study aimed to assess the type and amount of toothbrush microbial contamination and the associated factors. Materials and Methods: In this comparative cross-sectional descriptive study, 36 students were randomly selected. A modified bass brushing technique was prescribed and participants were given a toothbrush and toothpaste in a sterilized package. After five days, the brushes were gathered and the bristles were stored in Nutrient Broth. Specimens were inseminated in blood Agar, chocolate agar, and Mac conkey medias. Biochemical and microbiological tests were performed and bacterias were identified. Contaminations with
کلید واژگانOral Hygiene
ناشرGuilan, Guilan University of Medical Sciences
سازمان پدید آورندهResident of Oromaxilla Facial Surgury, School of Dentistry, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.
Assistant Professor, Dental Sciences Research Center, Department of Periodontolgy, School of Dentistry, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.