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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 446-448
Toothbrush injury in an adult


Department of Dental Surgery, Institute of Non-communicable Diseases, Government Royapettah Hospital, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
B Saravanan
Department of Dental Surgery, Institute of Non-communicable Diseases, Government Royapettah Hospital, Chennai
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.70797

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Tooth brushing is an oral hygiene measure. Keeping the toothbrush in the mouth and doing other works with both arms may lead to injury of the oral tissues. We hereby report a case of severe injury to the oral mucosal tissues caused by the toothbrush, which was treated surgically.


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