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Treatment Period and Long-term Efficacy of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) on Sleep Bruxism

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01005511
Recruitment Status : Terminated (The population described via ex- and inclusion criteria did not excisit)
First Posted : November 2, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 8, 2011
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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 Device: Grindcare - inactive

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 Sleep Bruxism
Study Start Date : October 2009
Primary Completion Date : October 2010
Study Completion Date : December 2010
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Grindcare
24 patients receiving active treatment
Device: Grindcare
Active treatment
Placebo Comparator: Placebo treatment
24 patients receive a placebo treatment
Device: Grindcare - inactive
Placebo treatment

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Reduction in the electromyography (EMG) activity per hour per night [ Time Frame: 10 weeks after start of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evaluation of long-term effect of FES on the EMG activity [ Time Frame: a 4 weeks period after end og 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)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindication of concommitant diseases for the study judged by investigator
  • 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): NCT01005511

Odontologisk Institute
Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medotech A/S
Study Chair: pernille Wendelboe, MsSc (Odont) Medotech A/S
More Information

Responsible Party: Peter Svensson, Aarhus University Dentist School
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01005511     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TMD-01
First Posted: November 2, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 8, 2011
Last Verified: October 2009

Keywords provided by Medotech A/S:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Bruxism
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Mental Disorders