Oral Status and Prevalence of Dental Trauma in Children Treated With Ritalin Due to Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
To evaluate the dental status of children using ritalin and suffering from ADHA in comparison to healthy children.
Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity
Dental Occlusion, Traumatic
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control|
|Official Title:||Oral Status and Prevalence of Dental Trauma in Children Treated With Ritalin Due to Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)|
|Study Start Date:||May 2006|
|Study Completion Date:||October 2007|
In this trial oral and dental status of 30 children (ages 5-12) who suffer from ADHD and treated with ritalin will be evaluated. Parameters that will be checked are the following: DMFT - decay, missing, filling teeth for dental status, GI - gingival index, PI - plaque index for periodontal status. OJ - over jet and OB - over bite for inter-maxillary relations and susceptibility for dental trauma. In addition these parameters will be collected for 30 age and sex match healthy children.
|Hadassah Medical Organization, Jerusalem, Israel|
|Jerusalem, Israel, 91120|
|Principal Investigator:||Diana Ram, DMD||Hadassah Medical Organization|
|Study Director:||Meir Redlich, DMD,PhD||Hadassah Medical Organization|
|Study Director:||Hadas Katz-Sagi, DMD||Hadassah Medical Organization|