This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions denture, partial, removable, dental prosthesis retention, oral health, tooth abrasion
Treatment survival failure of more than 20 %
Phase phase 4
Sponsor Heidelberg University
Start date May 2003
Trial identifier NCT00176215, CG-FL-1


The aim of this prospective clinical trial was to investigate the clinical performance and complication rate of RPDs (Removable partial dentures) retained on conventional conical double crowns in comparison to galvanoformed telscopic double crowns. Additionally the OHIP (Oral Health related Qualitiy of Life)and the abrasion of the teeth were investigated.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose treatment

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Indication for RPDs retained by double crowns; 2 to 6 Abutment teeth; Exclusion Criteria: - limited contractual capability and absence of consent of the patient

Additional Information

Principal investigator Franziska Lehmann, DDS
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2005.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Heidelberg University.