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Riley P, Lamont T. Triclosan/copolymer containing toothpastes for oral health. Cochrane Database of In systematic reviews we search for and summarize studies that answer a specific research question (e.g. is paracetamol effective and safe for treating back pain?). The studies are identified, assessed, and summarized by using a systematic and predefined approach. They inform recommendations for healthcare and research. 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD010514. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010514.pub2 – See more at: http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD010514/ORAL_triclosancopolymer-containing-toothpastes-for-oral-health#sthash.rS5EeGgt.dpuf
Editor’s note: This Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews. In systematic reviews we search for and summarize studies that answer a specific research question (e.g. is paracetamol effective and safe for treating back pain?). The studies are identified, assessed, and summarized by using a systematic and predefined approach. They inform recommendations for healthcare and research. will not be updated given that as far as we are aware toothpaste containing triclosan is no longer commercially available as of early 2019
Yaacob M, Worthington HV, Deacon SA, Deery C, Walmsley A, Robinson PG, Glenny A. The power of a trial is the chance that it will correctly detect a real effect of an intervention being tested (for example a drug, surgery, or exercise). Studies with more participants will have greater power. versus manual toothbrushing for oral health. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD002281. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002281.pub3 – See more at: http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD002281/ORAL_poweredelectric-toothbrushes-compared-to-manual-toothbrushes-for-maintaining-oral-health#sthash.lpFw936w.dpuf
Sambunjak D, Nickerson JW, Poklepovic T, Johnson TM, Imai P, Tugwell P, Worthington HV. Flossing for the management of periodontal diseases and dental caries in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD008829. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008829.pub2 – See more at: http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD008829/ORAL_flossing-to-reduce-gum-disease-and-tooth-decay#sthash.I7cWJYtm.dpufWant to know more about this evidence?
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