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DPBRN Development of a Patient Based Provider Intervention for Early Caries Management

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01309958
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 7, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 6, 2015
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This study focused on improving the quality of dental care by fostering movement of the latest scientific advances into daily clinical practice.

Condition or disease
Dental Caries

Detailed Description:

Phase 1 - development of two instruments (a patient brochure that described non-invasive caries treatment and a patient questionnaire of satisfaction with non-invasive caries treatment).

Phase 2 - field tested the patient brochure

Phase 3 - pilot tested the patient brochure, quantifying patient satisfaction with non-invasive caries treatments and a feasibility study that will inform the design of a clinical trial in dental practices envisioned for a later study.

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 334 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Development of a Patient Based Provider Intervention for Early Caries
Study Start Date : June 2008
Primary Completion Date : October 2010
Study Completion Date : October 2010

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Tooth Decay
U.S. FDA Resources

Groups and Cohorts

design instruments and test feasibility of an intervention aimed at increasing the proportion on non-invasive treatment for early caries

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Inclusion Criteria:

  • dentists enrolled in the Dental Practice-Based Research Network (DPBRN) who participated in DPBRN Assessment of Caries Diagnosis & Caries Treatment and DBPRN Reasons for placing the First Restoration on Permanent Tooth Surfaces

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients under 19 years of age
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01309958

United States, Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294-0007
United States, Florida
University of Florida College of Dentistry
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32610
United States, Minnesota
Health Partners Dental Group
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55440-1309
Health Partners Research Foundation
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55440-1524
United States, Oregon
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97227
Permanente Denrtal Associates
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97232
University of Copenhagen Royal Dental College
Copenhagen, Denmark
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dental Practice-Based Research Network
HealthPartners Institute
Kaiser Permanente
Permanente Dental Associates Group, Oregon
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
Principal Investigator: Gregg H Gilbert, DDS, MBA National Dental PBRN
More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Gregg H. Gilbert, DDS, MBA, FAAHD, Study Chair, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dental Practice-Based Research Network
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01309958     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 018592
U01DE016747 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: March 7, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 6, 2015
Last Verified: August 2015

Keywords provided by Gregg H. Gilbert, DDS, MBA, FAAHD, Dental Practice-Based Research Network:
Dental Caries
Non-invasive treatment for early caries

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dental Caries
Tooth Demineralization
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases