Association Between Dental Implants Properties and Malodor Production

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: November 16, 2005
Last updated: September 14, 2006
Last verified: November 2005
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.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Bacterial Accumulation and Malodor Production in Various Types of Dental Implants

Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: December 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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: 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
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00254839     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01-05-HMO-CTIL 
Study First Received: November 16, 2005
Last Updated: September 14, 2006
Health Authority: Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
Oral malodor
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