A simple toothbrush modification for easier implant-supported prosthesis hygiene

J Prosthodont. 1998 Mar;7(1):49-50. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-849x.1998.tb00177.x.


The lingual aspect of mandibular anterior implant-supported prostheses is often difficult to reach for adequate hygiene. The following technique describes modification of an end-tufted toothbrush to allow for improved access into to difficult-to-reach areas.

MeSH terms

  • Dental Prosthesis, Implant-Supported*
  • Equipment Design
  • Humans
  • Oral Hygiene / methods
  • Toothbrushing / instrumentation*