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Clinical Evaluation of Three Dental Adhesive Systems in Class V Restorations

This study has been completed.
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3M Identifier:
First received: March 20, 2008
Last updated: April 16, 2013
Last verified: April 2013
The purpose of this study is to compare the clinical performance of three dental adhesive systems used to bond Class V cavity fillings in adult teeth.

Condition Intervention
Dental Caries
Device: Adhesive A
Device: Adhesive B
Device: Adhesive C

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Clinical Evaluation of Three Dental Adhesive Systems in Class V Restorations

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Further study details as provided by 3M:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Retention of the restoration. [ Time Frame: 6, 12, 24, 36 months post-placement ]

Enrollment: 46
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: February 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Adhesive A Device: Adhesive A
Applied per manufacturer's instructions.
Other Name: Adper Scotchbond SE (3M ESPE)
Adhesive B Device: Adhesive B
Applied per manufacturer's instructions.
Other Name: Adper Easy Bond (3M ESPE)
Adhesive C Device: Adhesive C
Applied per manufacturer's instructions.
Other Name: Single Bond Plus (3M ESPE)


Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Class V cavities

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Must have at least 3 qualifying noncarious Class V lesions of appropriate depth
  • Must be willing to sign consent form
  • Must be willing and able to return to UAB clinic for 4 study appointments
  • Must be in good medical health and able to tolerate dental procedures

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current participation in other restorative product studies
  • Severe salivary gland dysfunction
  • Rampant caries (cavities)
  • Chronic periodontitis (gum disease)
  • Known allergies to the study materials
  • Unacceptable level of oral hygiene
  • Inability or unwillingness to attend study appointments
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00643461

United States, Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Dentistry
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: John O Burgess, MS, DDS University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Dentistry
  More Information

Responsible Party: 3M Identifier: NCT00643461     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CR-07-009
Study First Received: March 20, 2008
Last Updated: April 16, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dental Caries
Tooth Demineralization
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017