Effect of Therapeutic Measures in Dental Caries Reduction in Children With Primary Dentition From Medellín City
The propouse of this study is to evaluate some combined preventive measures, of easy application in children under 6 years old as education, brush teeth, fluoride free tooth paste,fluoridated tooth paste, professional cleaning and fluoride varnish application, to determine between three groups of differents combined preventive measures, wich one is better in reduting dental caries appearance.
- Ho: Dental caries reduction percentage is larger or equal in the group with only prevention education and Professional cleaning, than in the groups intercepted with fluoride varnish or fluoride toothpaste.
- Ha: Dental caries reduction percentage is less in the group with only prevention education and Professional cleaning, than in the groups intercepted with fluoride varnish or fluoride toothpaste.
|Dental Decay||Procedure: topical fluoride varnish application. Procedure: professional cleaning Procedure: No fluoride toothpaste||Phase 3|
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||Effect of Therapeutic Measures in Dental Caries Reduction in Children With Primary Dentition From Metropolitan Area Sorrounded Medellín City. A Clinical Trial|
- Dental Caries reduction as if the patient has or not new dental caries. [ Time Frame: Three years with clinical examination every one year. ]
|Study Start Date:||May 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||May 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||May 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: Fluoride Varnish
Professional cleaning + education + fluoride vanish
Procedure: topical fluoride varnish application.
Vanish application every 6 months in all accesible tooth surfaces
Active Comparator: Fluoride Toothpaste 500 ppm
Professional cleaning + education + fluoride toothpaste 500 ppm
Procedure: professional cleaning
Daily use fluoride toothpaste 500 ppm.
Active Comparator: No fluoride toothpaste
Professional cleaning + education + no fluoride toothpaste
Procedure: No fluoride toothpaste
Daily use no fluoride toothpaste.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00475618
|Principal Investigator:||Alexandra Saldarriaga, Master of Sience||CES University - Medellín - Colombia|