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Flossing for the management of periodontal diseases and dental caries in adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#48 of 11,016)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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Title
Flossing for the management of periodontal diseases and dental caries in adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2019
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008829.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Dario Sambunjak, Jason W Nickerson, Tina Poklepovic Pericic, Trevor M Johnson, Pauline Imai, Peter Tugwell, Helen V Worthington

Abstract

Good oral hygiene is thought to be important for oral health. This review is to determine the effectiveness of flossing in addition to toothbrushing for preventing gum disease and dental caries in adults.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 165 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 1%
Chile 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 159 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 37 22%
Student > Master 33 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 13%
Student > Postgraduate 19 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 8%
Other 28 17%
Unknown 13 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 103 62%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 12 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 5%
Psychology 8 5%
Social Sciences 5 3%
Other 10 6%
Unknown 18 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 463. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 November 2019.
All research outputs
#22,395
of 14,554,126 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#48
of 11,016 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#128
of 208,866 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2
of 503 outputs
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