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Pilot Study to Evaluate the Use of OroScience Topical Oral Wound Emulsion in Post Operative Wound Healing

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00596141
First Posted: January 16, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2013
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Collaborator:
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
OroScience, Inc.
  Purpose
The purpose of this pilot study is to determine if Topical Oral Wound Emulsion (TOWE) assists with dental wound healing and relieves pain from oral wounds.

Condition Intervention
Oral Surgical Procedures Pain Device: OroScience Topical Oral Wound Emulsion

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pilot Study to Evaluate the Use of OroScience Topical Oral Wound Emulsion in Post Operative Wound Healing

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Further study details as provided by OroScience, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Visible signs of inflammation scored on a scale of 1 to 4 by three (3) blinded investigators. [ Time Frame: Three (3) and seven (7) days postoperatively ]

Enrollment: 17
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2009
Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Conventional postoperative care and instructions on dental hygiene will be provided along with the TOWE treatment which consists of the patient dispensing TOWE into a disposable dental tray and placing the dental tray over the dental arch and covering the surgical site 3 times daily for a period of 7 days. At three (3) days and seven (7) days postoperatively, photographs will be taken of all vertical releasing incisions (before suture removal).
Device: OroScience Topical Oral Wound Emulsion
TOWE will be applied 3 times daily for a period of 7 days by the patient dispensing TOWE into a disposable dental tray and placing the dental tray over the dental arch and covering the surgical site.
No Intervention: 2
Conventional postoperative care and instructions on dental hygiene.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Planned dental treatment includes intraoral surgery involving full thickness mucoperiosteal flaps with at least one vertical releasing incision

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Complicated medical history
  • History of poor patient compliance
  • Presence or placement of materials beneath the suture site
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00596141


Locations
United States, Louisiana
LSU School of Dentistry, Dental Clinics
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70119
Sponsors and Collaborators
OroScience, Inc.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Billie G Jeansonne, DDS, PhD Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans
  More Information

Responsible Party: OroScience, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00596141     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ORO_PG_LSU_1_08
First Submitted: January 5, 2008
First Posted: January 16, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2013
Last Verified: May 2013

Keywords provided by OroScience, Inc.:
oral periodontal gingival intraoral mucosal mucoperiosteal
Surgery, Oral

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Surgical Wound
Wounds and Injuries