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Evaluate Clinical Research From Commerical Oral Care Products

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Colgate Palmolive Identifier:
First received: September 23, 2008
Last updated: February 24, 2010
Last verified: November 2008
The purpose of this study is to conduct a clinical study comparing anti-plaque efficacy of commercial oral care products.

Condition Intervention Phase
Gingival Diseases Drug: Fluoride Drug: Triclosan/Fluoride Drug: Chlorhexidine Gluconate Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluate Clinical Research From Commerical Oral Care Products

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Further study details as provided by Colgate Palmolive:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Dental Plaque Index [ Time Frame: 4-Day ]
    Scale 0 to 5 (zero= no plaque to 5 = plaque covering 2/3 or more of the crown of the tooth)

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: April 2008
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: A Drug: Fluoride
Brush twice daily
Other Name: monofluorophosphate
Active Comparator: B Drug: Triclosan/Fluoride
Half mouth toothbrushing twice daily for 4 days
Other Names:
  • sodium fluoride
  • triclosan
Active Comparator: C Drug: Chlorhexidine Gluconate
Mouth rinsing twice a day for 4 days
Other Name: Chlorhexidine Gluconate oral rinse

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to compare efficacy of two commercially available toothpastes and one oral rinse on dental plaque control.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female volunteers 18-65 years of age
  • Good general health
  • Must sign informed consent form
  • Minimum of 20 natural uncrowned teeth (excluding third molars) must be present.
  • No history of allergy to personal care consumer products, or their ingredients, relevant to any ingredient in the test products as determined by the dental/medical professional monitoring the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects unable or unwilling to sign the informed consent form.
  • Medical condition which requires pre-medication prior to dental visits/procedures
  • Moderate or advanced periodontal disease or heavy dental tartar (calculus) requiring more than one visit of cleaning sessions
  • 2 or more decayed untreated dental sites at screening.
  • Other disease of the hard or soft oral tissues.
  • Impaired salivary function (e.g. Sjogren's syndrome or head and neck irradiation).
  • Use of medications that can currently affect salivary flow.
  • Use of antibiotics or antimicrobial drugs within 30 days prior to study visit #1.
  • Pregnant or nursing women.
  • Participation in any other clinical study within 1 week prior to enrollment into this study.
  • Allergy to chlorhexidine
  • Use of tobacco products
  • Subjects who must receive dental treatment during the study dates.
  • Current use of Antibiotics for any purpose.
  • Presence of an orthodontic appliance.
  • History of allergy to common dentifrice ingredients.
  • Immune compromised individuals (HIV, AIDS, immuno suppressive drug therapy)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00759187

United States, Massachusetts
Boston University School of Dental Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02118
Sponsors and Collaborators
Colgate Palmolive
Principal Investigator: Thomas Van Dyke, DDS
  More Information

Responsible Party: William DeVizio/VP - Clinical Research, Colgate Palmolive Identifier: NCT00759187     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRO-0607-PLA-11-RR
Study First Received: September 23, 2008
Results First Received: October 16, 2008
Last Updated: February 24, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gingival Diseases
Periodontal Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Chlorhexidine gluconate
Sodium Fluoride
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Anti-Infective Agents
Fatty Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Cariostatic Agents
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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