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Table 4 Utilization of oral hygiene aid among the participants

From: Gingival health and oral hygiene practices of schoolchildren in the North West Region of Cameroon

Oral hygiene aid Frequency (no.) Percent (%)
Personal toothbrush 2138 94.5
Communal toothbrush 63 2.8
Thread/dental floss 25 1.1
Chewing stick 759 33.6
Finger 467 20.6
Charcoal 457 20.2
Salt 1135 50.2
Soap 423 18.7
  1. More than one teeth cleaning aid by participants