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Treatment Period and Long-term Effect of Functional Electric Stimulation (FES) for Bruxism

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00807430
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : December 11, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 21, 2009
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
To investigate the effect of the treatment with Grindcare® on the muscles- and jaw symptoms and at the jaw muscle activity during sleep.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Bruxism Device: Grindcare (Active) Device: Grindcare (Placebo - the device is not activated)

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 48 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single Centre, Randomised, Clinical Placebo Controlled Study of the Optimal Treatment and Long-term Effect of FES on Bruxism
Study Start Date : February 2009
Primary Completion Date : June 2009
Study Completion Date : October 2009
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
24 patients receiving active treatment
Device: Grindcare (Active)
Active treatment
Placebo Comparator: 2
Placebo treatment
Device: Grindcare (Placebo - the device is not activated)
Placebo treatment

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Primary outcome is to reduce the EMG activity per hour per night [ Time Frame: 10 weeks after start of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Secondary outcome is to evaluate long-term effect of FES om EMG activity [ Time Frame: after end of treatment with FES ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed and dated ICF
  • 18 years or older
  • Fulfill the RDC-criteria for myofascial TMD diagnose (group 1a or 1b)
  • Average pain more that 3 on a Visual Analog scale (VAS) in the baseline period

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindication of concommitant diseases for the study judged by investigator
  • Daily use of pain medication, e.g. prophylaxis against migraine or headache.
  • Patients who are using occlusal splints in the treatment period.
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00807430

Odontologisk Institut
Aarhus C, Denmark, 8000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medotech A/S
Study Director: Troels B Mortensen Medotech A/S
More Information

Responsible Party: Peter Svensson, Aarhus University Dentist School
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00807430     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TMD-00
First Posted: December 11, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2009
Last Verified: October 2009

Keywords provided by Medotech A/S:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases