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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01201668
: September 14, 2010
Last Update Posted
: September 20, 2011
Dental Practice-Based Research Network
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
Permanente Dental Associates Group, Oregon
University of Copenhagen
University of Florida
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Minnesota, MN
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gregg H. Gilbert, DDS, MBA, FAAHD, Dental Practice-Based Research Network
The purpose of this study is to document by survey the occurence of tooth pain present 3 months and 6 months after root canal therapy in the patients recruited for the DPBRN "Peri-operative tooth pain" study. This study will access the feasibility of obtaining 3 month and 6 month follow-up data on the patient enrolled in the DPBRN "Peri-operative tooth pain" study.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
19 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
The participants directly involved in this study are the patients who have sought dental treament in the practitioner-investigators' practices. The practitioner-investigators will be endodontists and general dentists.
19-70 years old
Permanent adult tooth requiring its first non-surgical root canal therapy
patients with more than 1 tooth requiring root canal therapy are eligible, but only the first root canal procedure will be included to avoid problems of correlation within patients
evidence of prior root canal therapy, including iatrogenic, but not disease-induced pulp access of the tooth being considered
patients with obvious cognitive impairments (e.g., past stroke with communication deficits, dementia,mental disability)