Efficacy of Red and Infrared Lasers in Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Olga Flecha, Federal University of São Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01659840
First received: August 6, 2012
Last updated: August 7, 2012
Last verified: August 2012

August 6, 2012
August 7, 2012
September 2010
November 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
pain points of muscle and articulation [ Time Frame: 180 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
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Quality of life [ Time Frame: 180 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
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Efficacy of Red and Infrared Lasers in Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders
Efficacy of Red and Infrared Lasers in Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders - A Double-blind, Randomized, Parallel Clinical Trial

The study hypothesis was that the red (600nm) and infrared (800nm) laser therapy have the same efficacy in relieving pain and improving the quality of life of TMD patients

The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare the efficacy of red (600nm) and infrared (800nm) laser therapy in relieving pain and improving the quality of life of TMD patients.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Temporomandibular Disorders
  • Radiation: Red laser
    On the pain points of muscle, laser was applied (8J/cm ²) with an interval of 48 hours between applications. In the joints with sensitivity, a dose of 4J/cm2 laser was applied with an interval of 48 hours between applications.
  • Radiation: Infrared laser
    On the pain points of muscle, laser was applied (8J/cm ²) with an interval of 48 hours between applications. In the joints with sensitivity, a dose of 4J/cm2 laser was applied with an interval of 48 hours between applications.
  • Red laser
    On the pain points of muscle, laser was applied (8J/cm ²) with an interval of 48 hours between applications. In the joints with sensitivity, a dose of 4J/cm2 laser was applied with an interval of 48 hours between applications.
    Intervention: Radiation: Red laser
  • Infrared laser
    On the pain points of muscle, laser was applied (8J/cm ²) with an interval of 48 hours between applications. In the joints with sensitivity, a dose of 4J/cm2 laser was applied with an interval of 48 hours between applications.
    Intervention: Radiation: Infrared laser
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Completed
116
November 2010
November 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • systemic health;
  • Temporomandibular Disorder diagnosed by the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders questionnaire (RDC);
  • pain score ≥ 5 on palpation according to a visual and numerical scale (VNS)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • participants who made frequent use of analgesics, NSAIDs and antidepressants;
  • patients with previously undergone TMD treatment, or suffered facial trauma
Both
18 Years to 60 Years
Yes
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Brazil
 
NCT01659840
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Yes
Olga Flecha, Federal University of São Paulo
Federal University of São Paulo
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Principal Investigator: Olga D Flecha, Professor Federal University of the Valleys of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri
Federal University of São Paulo
August 2012

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