Clinical Performance of Extended All-Ceramic Fixed Partial Dentures Based on Zircon-Oxide Ceramics.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Heidelberg University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00176189
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: September 25, 2006
Last verified: September 2006
  Purpose

Fixed-partial dentures fabricated of zircon-oxide ceramics were introduced in dentistry some time ago. However, the survival rate of all-ceramic extended (up to 47mm) fixed-partial dentures is unknown.

The hypothesis was that long FDPs fabricated of zirkon-oxide withstand masticatory forces in the posterior and anterior regio of the jaw.


Condition Intervention
Tooth Loss, Teeth Replaced Using All Ceramic FPDs
Device: All ceramic FPDs

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Clinical Performance of Extended All-Ceramic Fixed Partial Dentures Based on Zircon-Oxide Ceramics

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Further study details as provided by Heidelberg University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Survival rate of the FPDs

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Esthetical and functional performance of the FPDs

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: February 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2006
Detailed Description:

30 patients with at least 2 missing posterior or anterior teeth will be included in the study. All patients will receive all-ceramic fixed partial dentures.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients older 18 years
  • At least two missing posterior teeth
  • Tooth wear<3

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Bruxism
  • Mental disorders
  • Pregnancy
  • Tooth mobility>1
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00176189

Locations
Germany
University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany, 69120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Heidelberg University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Peter Rammelsberg, Prof. Dr. Department of prosthodontics, University of Heidelberg
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00176189     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Cercon-giant
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: September 25, 2006
Health Authority: Germany: Regierungspräsidium Karlsruhe

Keywords provided by Heidelberg University:
FPD, all-ceramic

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tooth Loss
Mouth Diseases
Periodontal Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Tooth Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 23, 2014