oral physiotherapy

or·al phys·i·o·ther·a·py

the use of a toothbrush, interdental stimulator, floss, irrigating device, or other adjunctive aid to maintain oral health.

or·al phys·i·o·ther·a·py

(ōrăl fizē-ō-thāră-pē)
Use of a toothbrush, interdental stimulator, floss, irrigating device, or other adjunct aid to maintain oral health; also includes active (e.g., jaw manipulation, jaw exercises) and passive (e.g., laser, ultrasound, thermal therapy) physical therapy modalities to improve jaw function and reduce pain with musculoskeletal disorders.
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These techniques videos include infection control, extra- and intraoral examinations, charting, instrumentation for both right- and left-handed practitioners, blood pressure measurement, polishing, oral physiotherapy (OPT) aids, and fluorides.
Periodontal disease discussion includes oral physiotherapy, treatment modalities, vaccines, the role of lasers, and the unique needs of the female.