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Lingual Frenum and Articulation of Phonemes

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01180309
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 12, 2010
Last Update Posted : August 12, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Izabella Santos Nogueira de Andrade
Information provided by:
Fortaleza University

Brief Summary:

Purpose To investigate the relationship between lingual frenum and possible alterations in the articulation of phonemes.

Methods This is a quantitative observational study, the individual operative kind with transversal time reference. The population sample consisted of 16 individuals, each one with their phonological system complete. The data were captured through an application form that contained relevant aspects as to the qualitative-classification of the lingual frenum, quantitative-relation of mouth opening, with and without the tongue in the papillae, tongue mobility and ERT - 78 phonologically balanced words.


Condition or disease
Speech Disorders

Detailed Description:
The data were captured through an application form that contained relevant aspects as to the qualitative-classification of the lingual frenum, quantitative-relation of mouth opening, with and without the tongue in the papillae, tongue mobility and ERT - 78 phonologically balanced words.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 16 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Lingual Frenum and Possible Alterations in the Articulation of Phonemes
Study Start Date : June 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2010

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Group/Cohort
lingual frenum alterations
individuals each one with their phonological system complete



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Relation between lingual frenulum altered and articulation phonetics

    The quantitative assessment, we could classify the lingual frenulum as normal, values above 60%; questions to amend the frenulum-values between 50% and 60% and changed (short and / or anterior)-values below 50%.

    Finally, we carried out the assessment phonetics (AF) and it was applied Exam 12 Phonetic-Phonological ERT. This test, is composed of 78 pictures phonologically balanced, lexical repertoire familiar to the individual and easily recognizable pictorial.




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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The total study population consisted of subjects with complete phonological system, ie more than seven years of chronological age, both male and female, accompanied in the field of Dentistry, University of Fortaleza - UNIFOR.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with the frenulum of the tongue - the presence of the central incisors and upper and lower side

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients in speech therapy aimed at enabling oral motor or speech - without integrity orofacial motor - patients using grid palate - with changes in the temporomandibular joint - anterior open bite

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Locations
Brazil
Dentistry, University of Fortaleza
Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fortaleza University
Izabella Santos Nogueira de Andrade

Responsible Party: REBEKA FERREIRA PEQUENO LEITE
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01180309     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RLeite
First Posted: August 12, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 12, 2010
Last Verified: August 2010

Keywords provided by Fortaleza University:
Tongue frenum
Lingual frenum
Audio Phonology
Speech disorders

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Speech Disorders
Language Disorders
Communication Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms