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A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Study on the Effects of Casein Phosphopeptide-amorphous Calcium Phosphate (CPP-ACP) Paste on Plaque, Gingivitis and White Spot Lesions in Orthodontic Patients - Part 2

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 December 2014 by University Hospital, Ghent.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
GC Europe
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University Hospital, Ghent Identifier:
First received: April 30, 2008
Last updated: December 4, 2014
Last verified: December 2014
Influence of CPP-ACP paste and Elmex Medical Gel on the prevention of white spot lesions in orthodontic patients during fixed appliances.

Condition Intervention
Early Caries Lesions
Device: CPP-ACP (GC Tooth Mousse)
Device: CPP-ACP (GC MI Paste Plus)
Device: Fluoride (Elmex Medical Gel)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Study on the Effects of CPP-ACP Paste on Plaque, Gingivitis and White Spot Lesions in Orthodontic Patients - Part 2

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Ghent:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prevention of the opacity of white spots during orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances [ Time Frame: After 2 years ]

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: June 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
CPP-ACP (GC Tooth Mousse)
Device: CPP-ACP (GC Tooth Mousse)
Calcium and phosphate
Experimental: 2
GCC-ACP (GC MI Paste Plus)
Device: CPP-ACP (GC MI Paste Plus)
Calcium, phosphate and fluoride
Experimental: 3
Fluoride (Elmex Medical Gel)
Device: Fluoride (Elmex Medical Gel)
No Intervention: 4
Control group


Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 60 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • No white spot lesion at the time of placement of fixed appliances

Exclusion Criteria:

  • White spots already present before start orthodontic treatment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00670618

University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Ghent
GC Europe
Principal Investigator: Guy De Pauw, MD, PhD University Hospital, Ghent
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: University Hospital, Ghent Identifier: NCT00670618     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008/187 - Part 2 
Study First Received: April 30, 2008
Last Updated: December 4, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dental Caries
Gingival Diseases
Periodontal Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Tooth Demineralization
Tooth Diseases
Cariostatic Agents
Protective Agents
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