School Intervention Study of Nutrition, Wellbeing and Dental Health
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||eating, oral health|
|Treatments||dietary counseling, xylitol|
|Sponsor||National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland|
|Collaborator||University of Oulu, Department of dental health|
|Start date||April 2007|
|End date||May 2008|
|Trial size||769 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00530153, KTL 369-3|
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of an intervention programme on dietary intake and dental health of 8th grade students.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
Dietary intake (eg. sugar, fibre). The presence of active initial caries lesions.
Nutritional quality of school meals and snacks. Laser fluorescence values of the occlusal surfaces of permanent molar and premolar teeth.
Male or female participants from 13 years up to 14 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - 7th grade students from the participating schools, written informed consent both from the student and the parent
|Official title||School Intervention Study of Nutrition, Wellbeing and Dental Health|
|Principal investigator||Pirjo Pietinen, Ph. D|
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