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Effect of Dental Educational Program on Oral Hygiene Status Among Institutionalized Deaf Children

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03030014
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2017 by Sohil Souod Ali Shaalan, Cairo University.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : January 24, 2017
Last Update Posted : February 8, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sohil Souod Ali Shaalan, Cairo University

Brief Summary:
assess the effect of dental educational program on oral hygiene among institutionalized hearing impaired and mute children in Cairo, Egypt.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hearing Loss Behavioral: educational programm Other: no educational program Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
  • Evaluate participants satisfaction regarding the dental educational program(learning teeth brushing technique)
  • Measure the oral hygiene index simplified to the participants at a different follow up periods for assessing the effect of the dental educational program on oral hygiene.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 238 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effect of Dental Educational Program on Oral Hygiene Status Among Institutionalized Deaf Children. A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Estimated Study Start Date : February 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Dental Health

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: educational programm

Oral health education will be done for children and their care givers about various diseases affecting the oral cavity, the effects of bad oral hygiene and tooth decay, importance of tooth brushing, and correct methods of tooth brushing.

Three follow up examination is assessed after one week, three weeks and six weeks using questionnaire for evaluation of participant satisfaction about oral health and using OHIS index for evaluating the effect of the dental educational program on the oral health status of deaf children.

Behavioral: educational programm
Oral health education will be done for children and their care givers about various diseases affecting the oral cavity, the effects of bad oral hygiene and tooth decay, importance of tooth brushing, and correct methods of tooth brushing.Three follow up examination is assessed after one week, three weeks and six weeks using questionnaire for evaluation of participant satisfaction about oral health and using OHIS index for evaluating the effect of the dental educational program on the oral health status of deaf children.

Placebo Comparator: no educational programm
without educational program Three follow up examination is assessed after one week, three weeks and six weeks using questionnaire for evaluation of participant satisfaction about oral health and using OHIS index for evaluating the effect of the dental educational program on the oral health status of deaf children.
Other: no educational program
without oral health education will be done for children and their care givers about various diseases affecting the oral cavity, the effects of bad oral hygiene and tooth decay, importance of tooth brushing, and correct methods of tooth brushing.Three follow up examination is assessed after one week, three weeks and six weeks using questionnaire for evaluation of participant satisfaction about oral health and using OHIS index for evaluating the effect of the dental educational program on the oral health status of deaf children.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. patient satisfaction [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
    this outcome will be assessed via questionnaire


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. oral hygiene index simplified [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children aged from 6-12 years with mixed dentition.
  • Institutionalized Deaf children in Cairo, Egypt.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children above the age of 12 years and below the age of 6 years
  • Patient un able to give informed consent
  • Patient suffering from any other type of disability such as (mental retardation, physically and mentally handicapped, .etc.)
  • Medically compromised patient
  • Patient who were absent in the day of examination

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Responsible Party: Sohil Souod Ali Shaalan, researcher at pedodontic department faculty of oral and dental medicine, Cairo University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03030014     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SShaalan
First Posted: January 24, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 8, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hearing Loss
Hearing Disorders
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms