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Technique for Localization of Caries Associated Bacteria on Tooth Surfaces.

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2007 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: January 11, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2007
History: No changes posted

There is a simple laboratory technique for localization of caries associated bacteria on tooth surfaces by taking an impression of the teeth with a material containing sucrose.

The purpose of this study is to check whether the technique can be incorporated into dental clinics as diagnostic tool comparing to other diagnostic methods available.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Usage of Laboratory Technique for Localization of Caries Associated Bacteria on Tooth Surfaces as Clinical Measurement to Caries Diagnosis and Treatment Efficiency.

Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Estimated Enrollment: 60

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult/ patient of the student clinic in Hadassa, Jerusalem.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • children/ antibiotic taken in the last month.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00421577

Contact: Shay Levi, DMD 00-972-2-6776142

Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Shay Levi, DMD Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information

Publications: Identifier: NCT00421577     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: gum-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: January 11, 2007
Last Updated: January 11, 2007

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
Caries Diagnosis
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