Impact of Fluoride Vanish Application in Dental Prevention for Elderly
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris|
|Start date||October 2009|
|End date||May 2013|
|Trial size||300 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01038817, P070606|
This study questions the interest of fluoride varnish dental application in preventing tooth decay in a population of institutionalised elderly people.
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||single group assignment|
|Masking||double blind (subject, investigator)|
incidence of tooth decay at endpoint. Comparison, between the treated and not treated side of the mandibles
time frame: 2 years
Male or female participants at least 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - patient hospitalised in nursing home or long-stay hospital department - patient older than 18 years old - obtention of informed consent - 3 or more healthy or treated teeth on each side (left and right) of the mandibles Exclusion Criteria: - patient in palliative care or end-of-life care - patient without social security affiliation - patient participating in another research dealing with dental care - contra-indication to fluoride varnish
|Official title||Evaluation of the Impact of Fluoride Vanish Application in Dental Prevention Among Institutionalised Elderly People|
|Principal investigator||Philippe Charru|
|Description||Application of fluoride varnish on one side of the mandibles (left or right, randomly selected) in a population of institutionalised elderly people.|
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