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Waukesha Smiles: Dental Outreach to Low-income Waukesha Children

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00703001
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 20, 2008
Last Update Posted : September 6, 2010
Sponsor:
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Medical College of Wisconsin

Brief Summary:
The Waukesha Smiles Project will compare approaches to improve oral health habits and increase access to basic dental care for low-income children in Waukesha, Wisconsin through a school-based outreach program of oral health promotion, screening and referral.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Dental Caries Behavioral: Educational Intervention Behavioral: Referral Intervention Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 400 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Waukesha Smiles: Dental Outreach to Low-income Waukesha Children
Study Start Date : April 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1--Educational Intervention
Students in this arm will receive several in-class educational modules on basic oral health topics.
Behavioral: Educational Intervention
students in this arm will receive several oral health educational modules in class

Active Comparator: 2--Referral intervention
Parents of student subjects will receive assistance in accessing oral health care for their child
Behavioral: Referral Intervention
Parents of enrolled children will receive assistance in accessing oral health care for their child




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Improved oral health status of subjects as measured by caries index [ Time Frame: 1 year ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 3rd grade student (school year 2007-2008) in one of 9 selected Waukesha School District schools serving a population with high poverty rates

Exclusion Criteria:

  • cognitive delay that would prohibit student from giving meaningful assent to participation

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Locations
United States, Wisconsin
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53226
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical College of Wisconsin
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kenneth G Schellhase, MD MPH Medical College of Wisconsin

Responsible Party: Kenneth G. Schellhase, MD; Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00703001     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2007I-45
First Posted: June 20, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 6, 2010
Last Verified: September 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dental Caries
Tooth Demineralization
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases