Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition oral hygiene
Treatment motivational interviewing
Sponsor University of Barcelona
Start date January 2016
End date January 2017
Trial size 80 participants
Trial identifier NCT02829567, MI01

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether motivational interviewing is effective in improving oral hygiene in orthodontic patients wearing fixed appliances.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose prevention
Arm
(Experimental)
This group will receive a session of oral hygiene counseling and a single session of motivational interviewing to increase the readiness of change.
motivational interviewing
(No Intervention)

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Assess change in oral hygiene using plaque index Löe & Silness
time frame: Baseline, 1 month and 6 months

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Assess change in oral hygiene using gingival index Löe & Silness
time frame: Baseline, 1 month and 6 months

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 12 years up to 25 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Orthodontic patients wearing fixed appliances, within the first six months of treatment - Eruption completed (except for the third molars) or late mixed dentition. - Caucasian Exclusion Criteria: - Pregnancy - Periodontal disease - Systemic illness - Medical treatment

Additional Information

Official title Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing in Improving Oral Hygiene in Orthodontic Patients
Principal investigator Maria Montserrat Rigau Gay, DDS
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in July 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Barcelona.