Association Between Dental Implants Properties and Malodor Production

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 17, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 15, 2006
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Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
Malodor production is bacterial in origin. The bacterial activity of anaerobic bacteria results in the breakdown of proteins and the production of foul smelling compounds. The aim of the study is to test the hypothesis that bacterial growth on dental implants contributes to malodor production and to see whether this contribution is associated with various properties of the dental implant such as: maker, type, depth ext.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 60 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Bacterial Accumulation and Malodor Production in Various Types of Dental Implants
Study Start Date : December 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Bad Breath
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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:Dental patients that need dental implants -

Exclusion Criteria:smokers

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00254839

Hadasssah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel, 91120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Nir Sterer, Dr. Hadassah - Hebrew University School of Dental medicine Identifier: NCT00254839     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01-05-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: November 17, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 15, 2006
Last Verified: November 2005

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
Oral malodor
Dental implants

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms