Definition of Toothbrushing

1. Verb. (present participle of toothbrush) ¹



2. Noun. An act of brushing the teeth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toothbrushing

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Toothbrushing

1. The act of cleaning teeth with a brush to remove plaque and prevent tooth decay. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toothbrushing

toothaches
toothachey
toothachingly
toothachy
toothake
toothback
toothbill
toothbills
toothbrush
toothbrush mustache
toothbrush tree
toothbrushed
toothbrusher
toothbrushers
toothbrushes
toothbrushing (current term)
toothbrushings
toothbrushless
toothcare
toothcomb
toothcombing
toothcombs
toothdrawer
toothdrawers
toothdrawing
toothed
toothed spurge
toothed sword fern
toothed vertebra

Literary usage of Toothbrushing

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Further toothbrushing frequency was significantly related to the subjects' ... toothbrushing thus seems to be an integrated part of a child's lifestyle and ..."

2. The ABCs of Safe & Healthy Child Care: A Handbook for Child Care Providers by Cynthia M. Hale, Jacqueline A. Polder (2000)
"toothbrushing in the child care setting helps children to develop this habit. To brush teeth properly and to prevent infections from spreading from germs ..."

3. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age PagesMedical (1993)
"In addition to toothbrushing, the use of dental floss is necessary to keep the ... If toothbrushing or flossing results in bleeding, pain, or irritation, ..."

4. Smokeless Tobacco Or Health: An International Perspective by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"... and strategies to problems in preventive dentistry (ie, effective toothbrushing and flossing among a population of junior high school students). ..."

5. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... flossing) and toothbrushing appear to be more effective than toothbrushing alone or antimicrobial mouth rinses in reducing gingivitis.66'67 Their ..."

6. Directory of International and Regional Organizations Conducting Standards edited by Maureen Breitenberg (1993)
"... devices and materials; dental anaesthetic gases - hazards and hygiene; guidelines to oral hygiene, toothbrushes, toothbrushing, dentifrices and ..."

7. Every Teacher's Problems by William Everett Stark (1922)
"to be strong and well even more than they want unlimited cake, or freedom from the nuisance of toothbrushing, or postponement of the pain associated with a ..."

8. School Credit for Home Work by Lewis Raymond Alderman (1915)
"Her fourth week's report showed a hot bath, toothbrushing twice a day, window open every night, and that she was in bed before nine every night but two. ..."

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