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Table 2 Dental and periodontal status

From: Oral cleanliness in daily users of powered vs. manual toothbrushes – a cross-sectional study

  orPT (n = 48)
Mean ± SD
n/n
vbMT (n = 52)
Mean ± SD
n/n
p-value
Dental status
 Number of teeth 28.77 ± 1.88 28.42 ± 1.73 0.34a
 Filled teeth(0/1–5/> 5 teeth) 14/22/12 23/25/4 0.05 b
 Crowned teeth (0/1–5/> 5 teeth) 43/5/0 51/1/0 0.10b
 Decayed teeth (0/1–5/> 5 teeth) 48/0/0 48/4/0 0.12b
Periodontal status
 Recessionsc (0/1–5/> 5 sites) 30/12/6 24/21/7 0.23b
 Periodontal pocket depths > 3 mm (0/1–5/> 5 sites) 28/17/3 33/15/4 0.73b
  1. orPT habitual users of oscillating-rotating powered toothbrushes, vbMT habitual users of manual toothbrushes with vertical bristles, a t-test, b χ2-test, c measured values were in the range of 1-3 mm, recessions > 3 mm were not detected