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Association Between Dental Implants Properties and Malodor Production

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00254839
First Posted: November 17, 2005
Last Update Posted: July 25, 2007
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Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization
  Purpose
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
Halitosis

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

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Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: December 2005
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:Dental patients that need dental implants -

Exclusion Criteria:smokers

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00254839


Locations
Israel
Hadasssah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel, 91120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Nir Sterer, Dr. Hadassah - Hebrew University School of Dental medicine
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00254839     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01-05-HMO-CTIL
First Submitted: November 16, 2005
First Posted: November 17, 2005
Last Update Posted: July 25, 2007
Last Verified: November 2005

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
Oral malodor
Dental implants

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