Oral Status and Prevalence of Dental Trauma in Children Treated With Ritalin Due to Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
To evaluate the dental status of children using ritalin and suffering from ADHA in comparison to healthy children.
Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity
Dental Occlusion, Traumatic
|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)|
|Study Start Date:||May 2006|
|Study Completion Date:||October 2007|
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.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00328224
|Hadassah Medical Organization, Jerusalem, Israel|
|Jerusalem, Israel, 91120|
|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|