Fluoride Varnish for Treatment of White Spot Lesions
Study will look at ability of fluoride varnish to remineralize white spot enamel lesions that can occur around the edge of fixed orthodontic brackets.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Fluoride Varnish Application for Treatment of White Spot Lesion After Fixed Orthodontic Treatment. A Pilot Study.|
- Remineralization of enamel white spot lesion [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Outcome of fluoride varnish or gel application to white spot lesions after orthodontic debonding.
|Study Start Date:||February 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||October 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Active Comparator: Group 2
Oral B Minute-Gel, fluoride gel
Device: Oral B Minute-Gel
Experimental: Group 1
Vanish varnish, 5% sodium fluoride varnish with tricalcium phosphate
Device: Vanish varnish
5% sodium fluoride varnish with tricalcium phosphate
Other Name: Vanish White Varnish
To determine the efficacy of 5% sodium fluoride varnish with tricalcium phosphate in reverting white spot lesions after fixed orthodontic treatment, compared with a fluoride gel.
|United States, Tennessee|
|College of Dentistry|
|Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38163|
|Principal Investigator:||Franklin Garcia-Godoy, DDS, MS||University of Tennessee Health Science Center|