Aids for mechanical cleaning of teeth with fixed braces

To evaluate the effects of additional aids to dental cleaning in patients undergoing fixed orthodontic treatment, compared with toothbrushing alone, for the prevention and control of:

  1. dental plaque;
  2. periodontal diseases (gingivitis and periodontitis);
  3. white spot lesions (demineralisation); and
  4. dental caries.

This is a protocol.