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CONDOR Temporomandibular Muscle and Joint Disorders (TMJD) Survey

This study has been completed.
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
HealthPartners Institute
Kaiser Permanente
Permanente Dental Associates Group, Oregon
Information provided by:
Dental Practice-Based Research Network Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2010
Last updated: June 14, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
The purpose of study was to characterize using an online questionnaire the feasibility of recruiting dentists in primary care dental practices in the practice-based research network and documenting their current initial care for their TMJD pain patients.

Temporomandibular Disorders

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Primary Care Management for TMJD Pain

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Further study details as provided by Dental Practice-Based Research Network:

Enrollment: 503
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: March 2010
Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Temporomandibular disorders

Detailed Description:
The overall goal of this project was to collect data to be used in preparing an application for a Clinical Trial Planning Grant and then in designing a subsequent Phase III clinical trial. The ultimate goal of this series of research projects is to determine the most practical approach to conduct a randomized clinical trial (RCT) to evaluate initial intervention for patients with painful temporomandibular muscle and joint disorders (TMJD) using NIDCR's Collaboration of Networked Dental and Oral Health Research (CONDOR) group consisting of three dental Practice-Based Research Networks: The Dental Practice-Based Research Network (DPBNR), Northwest Practice-Based Research Collaborative in Evidence-based Dentistry (PRECEDENT), and Practitioners Engaged in Applied Research and Learning (PEARL).

Ages Eligible for Study:   22 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The questionnaire was administered to all enrolled DPBRN dentist practitoner-investigators (general dentists or specialists), defined as those who had completed a DPBRN Enrollment Questionnaire who were 22 years or older.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • DPBRN dentist practitioner-investigator (general dentists or specialists) who had completed a DPBRN Enrollment Questionnaire
  • 22 years of age or older
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01201512

United States, Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294-0007
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dental Practice-Based Research Network
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
HealthPartners Institute
Kaiser Permanente
Permanente Dental Associates Group, Oregon
Principal Investigator: Gregg H Gilbert, DDS, MBA The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Study Chair: Eric Schiffman, DDS University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Gregg H. Gilbert, DDS, MBA, Study Chair, The University of Alabama at Birmingham Identifier: NCT01201512     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 129134
U01DE016747 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: September 13, 2010
Last Updated: June 14, 2011

Keywords provided by Dental Practice-Based Research Network:
TMJD pain

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome
Craniomandibular Disorders
Mandibular Diseases
Jaw Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Joint Diseases
Muscular Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Myofascial Pain Syndromes processed this record on May 24, 2017