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Effects of an Oxalate Containing Product on Dentinal Hypersensitivity With Dental Prophylaxis

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: June 25, 2015
Last Update Posted: June 30, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Procter and Gamble
This study will assess sensitivity during a dental prophylaxis with or without the use of a potassium oxalate salt solution.

Condition Intervention
Dentin Sensitivity Device: Oxalate Salt Solution

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Procter and Gamble:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Dentin Sensitivity Tactile assessed by Yeaple Probe [ Time Frame: 10 Minutes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Dentin Sensitivity Air assessed by Schiff Index [ Time Frame: 10 Minutes ]

Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: June 2015
Study Completion Date: June 2015
Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Oxalate Salt Solution
Professionally applied
Device: Oxalate Salt Solution
Applied by dentist
No Intervention: No Treatment
No Treatment


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • sign an informed consent form and be given a copy
  • be in good general health as determined by the Investigator/designee
  • agree to delay any elective dentistry, and to report any dentistry received during the course of the study
  • agree to not participate in any other oral care study for the duration of this study
  • agree to return for scheduled visits and follow all study procedures
  • have at least one tooth with a Schiff sensitivity score of at least 1 in response to air challenge and a Yeaple Probe score of 10-40 in response to tactile challenge.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severe periodontal disease, as characterized by purulent exudate, generalized mobility, and/or severe recession
  • active treatment for periodontitis
  • any diseases or conditions that might interfere with the subject safely completing the study
  • inability to undergo study procedures
  • fixed orthodontic appliances
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02481557

United States, Nevada
Silverstone Research Group
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 89146
Sponsors and Collaborators
Procter and Gamble
  More Information

Responsible Party: Procter and Gamble
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02481557     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2015069
First Submitted: June 23, 2015
First Posted: June 25, 2015
Last Update Posted: June 30, 2015
Last Verified: June 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dentin Sensitivity
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases