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Oral Status and Prevalence of Dental Trauma in Children Treated With Ritalin Due to Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

This study has been completed.
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Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: May 18, 2006
Last updated: October 31, 2007
Last verified: May 2006
To evaluate the dental status of children using ritalin and suffering from ADHA in comparison to healthy children.

Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity
Dental Caries
Dental Occlusion, Traumatic

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Official Title: Oral Status and Prevalence of Dental Trauma in Children Treated With Ritalin Due to Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: May 2006
Study Completion Date: October 2007
Detailed Description:
In this trial oral and dental status of 30 children (ages 5-12) who suffer from ADHD and treated with ritalin will be evaluated. Parameters that will be checked are the following: DMFT - decay, missing, filling teeth for dental status, GI - gingival index, PI - plaque index for periodontal status. OJ - over jet and OB - over bite for inter-maxillary relations and susceptibility for dental trauma. In addition these parameters will be collected for 30 age and sex match healthy children.

Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
healthy children children with adhd treated with ritalin

Inclusion Criteria:

  • children ages 5-12 years healthy children children taking ritalin who suffer from ADHD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • all others
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00328224

Hadassah Medical Organization, Jerusalem, Israel
Jerusalem, Israel, 91120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Diana Ram, DMD Hadassah Medical Organization
Study Director: Meir Redlich, DMD,PhD Hadassah Medical Organization
Study Director: Hadas Katz-Sagi, DMD Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information Identifier: NCT00328224     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 230606-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: May 18, 2006
Last Updated: October 31, 2007

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
dental status
periodontal status
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Dental trauma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Dental Caries
Dental Occlusion, Traumatic
Pathologic Processes
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Tooth Demineralization
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents processed this record on May 22, 2017