Fluoride Varnish for Treatment of White Spot Lesions
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||white spot lesions|
|Treatments||vanish varnish, oral b minute-gel|
|Collaborator||University of Tennessee Health Science Center|
|Start date||February 2012|
|End date||October 2014|
|Trial size||30 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01500187, CR-11-011, ORTHO2011-01|
Study will look at ability of fluoride varnish to remineralize white spot enamel lesions that can occur around the edge of fixed orthodontic brackets.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
Remineralization of enamel white spot lesion
time frame: 6 months
Male or female participants from 12 years up to 16 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - no systemic disease - has completed fixed orthodontic treatment, brackets debonded - has at least two teeth with whitre spot lesions - has received conventional periodontal therapy after orthodontic tretament Exclusion Criteria: - presence of enamel hypoplasia or dental fluorosis - presence of tetracycline pigmentation - periodontal pocketing of 3mm or greater - taking antibiotics - presence of carious cavities - allergy to fluoride gel / varnish being used in study
|Official title||Fluoride Varnish Application for Treatment of White Spot Lesion After Fixed Orthodontic Treatment. A Pilot Study.|
|Principal investigator||Franklin Garcia-Godoy, DDS, MS|
|Description||To determine the efficacy of 5% sodium fluoride varnish with tricalcium phosphate in reverting white spot lesions after fixed orthodontic treatment, compared with a fluoride gel.|
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