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Assessment of Caries Diagnosis and Caries Treatment in Dental PBRN Japan

This study has been completed.
Dental Practice-Based Research Network
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dental PBRN Japan Identifier:
First received: September 4, 2012
Last updated: October 18, 2016
Last verified: August 2016
The objective of this study is to examine what methods Dental PBRN Japan dentists adopt for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of dental caries.

Dental Caries

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Assessment of Caries Diagnosis and Caries Treatment in Dental PBRN Japan

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Further study details as provided by Dental PBRN Japan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of Participants Who Indicate Surgical Intervention [ Time Frame: Up to 24 months ]

Enrollment: 282
Study Start Date: May 2010
Study Completion Date: February 2015
Primary Completion Date: October 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
We conducted a cross-sectional study consisting of a questionnaire survey in Japan. We used the same questionnaire as used in the DPBRN Study, "Assessment of Caries Diagnosis and Caries Treatment".

Ages Eligible for Study:   24 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Participants are dentists who work in outpatient dental practices who have affiliated with Dental PBRN Japan

Inclusion Criteria:

  • This study queried dentists working in outpatient dental practices who have affiliated with JDPBRN to investigate research questions and to share experiences and expertise (n = 282).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Dentist who doesn't perform some measure of restorative dentistry at their practice.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01680848

Sponsors and Collaborators
Dental PBRN Japan
Dental Practice-Based Research Network
Principal Investigator: Naoki Kakudate, DDS PhD MPH Kyushu Dental University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):

Responsible Party: Dental PBRN Japan Identifier: NCT01680848     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: E1157
Study First Received: September 4, 2012
Results First Received: January 20, 2016
Last Updated: October 18, 2016
Individual Participant Data  
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: Currently, we have no plan.

Keywords provided by Dental PBRN Japan:
Dental caries,
Caries diagnosis,
Caries treatment,
Caries risk,
Practice pattern,
Clinical epidemiology,
Dental Practice-Based Research Network

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dental Caries
Tooth Demineralization
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases processed this record on April 27, 2017