Prevalence of Signs and Symptoms of TMD in Patients Wearing Double Complete Dentures, RPD and in Dentistry Students.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maristela Maria Galina Pezzini, Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01679821
First received: September 1, 2012
Last updated: September 5, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
  Purpose

It was proposed in this study to evaluate the prevalence of TMD signs and symptoms in State University of West of Parana's dental students with natural dentition, in patients with removable partial dentures and double complete dentures.


Condition Intervention
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
Other: A questionnaire and a clinical examination

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Prevalence of Signs and Symptoms of Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) in Patients Wearing Double Complete Dentures, Removable Partial Dentures and Dentistry Students at State University of West of Paraná - UNIOESTE

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Further study details as provided by Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Assessment of the prevalence of signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders in patients with removable partial dentures, complete double dentures and toothed. [ Time Frame: 5 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • questionnaire for selection of orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders recommended by the American Academy of Orofacial Pain [ Time Frame: 5 monts ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical examination [ Time Frame: 5 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    A clinical examination, which was divided into parts, namely: identification and analysis; part of the Axis I of RDC/TMD - Research Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders; muscle palpation; and for patients with dentures, the history and clinical evaluation of them


Biospecimen Retention:   None Retained

The sample consisted of 210 individuals, aged 19-90 years (average 44.5 years) of both genders, divided into 3 groups:

Group 1 - seventy dental students of State University of West of Paraná - UNIOESTE; Group 2 - seventy patients treated at the UNIOESTE Dental Clinic that wore removable partial denture (partially edentulous); Group 3 - seventy patients with double complete dentures treated in Center for Dental Specialties of Cascavel - PR.

Students in orthodontic treatment or with less than one year after the end of orthodontic treatment were excluded from the research. Patients wearing a complete denture in one maxillary and a removable partial denture in another maxillary, and patients wearing just one complete denture were not included in the research.


Enrollment: 210
Study Start Date: December 2010
Study Completion Date: August 2011
Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Dental students
Seventy dental students of State University of West of Paraná - UNIOESTE. Students in orthodontic treatment or with less than one year after the end of orthodontic treatment were excluded from the research. A questionnaire and a clinical examination were employed.
Other: A questionnaire and a clinical examination
Seventy dental students of State University of West of Paraná - UNIOESTE, seventy patients treated at the UNIOESTE Dental Clinic that wore removable partial denture (partially edentulous) and seventy patients with double complete dentures treated in Center for Dental Specialties of Cascavel, Paraná, Brazil. Students in orthodontic treatment or with less than one year after the end of orthodontic treatment were excluded from the research. Patients wearing a complete denture in one maxillary and a removable partial denture in another maxillary, and patients wearing just one complete denture were not included in the research.
Removable partial denture
Seventy patients treated at the UNIOESTE Dental Clinic that wore removable partial denture (partially edentulous). Patients wearing a complete denture in one maxillary and a removable partial denture in another maxillary were not included in the research. A questionnaire and a clinical examination were employed.
Other: A questionnaire and a clinical examination
Seventy dental students of State University of West of Paraná - UNIOESTE, seventy patients treated at the UNIOESTE Dental Clinic that wore removable partial denture (partially edentulous) and seventy patients with double complete dentures treated in Center for Dental Specialties of Cascavel, Paraná, Brazil. Students in orthodontic treatment or with less than one year after the end of orthodontic treatment were excluded from the research. Patients wearing a complete denture in one maxillary and a removable partial denture in another maxillary, and patients wearing just one complete denture were not included in the research.
Double complete denture
Seventy patients with double complete dentures treated in Center for Dental Specialties of Cascavel, Paraná, Brazil. Patients wearing just one complete denture were not included in the research. A questionnaire and a clinical examination were employed.
Other: A questionnaire and a clinical examination
Seventy dental students of State University of West of Paraná - UNIOESTE, seventy patients treated at the UNIOESTE Dental Clinic that wore removable partial denture (partially edentulous) and seventy patients with double complete dentures treated in Center for Dental Specialties of Cascavel, Paraná, Brazil. Students in orthodontic treatment or with less than one year after the end of orthodontic treatment were excluded from the research. Patients wearing a complete denture in one maxillary and a removable partial denture in another maxillary, and patients wearing just one complete denture were not included in the research.

Detailed Description:

The Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) has a high prevalence among the population. Objectives: To evaluate the prevalence of signs and symptoms of TMD. Methodology: 210 randomly selected individuals were evaluated, being divided into three groups with seventy individuals each: Group 1 - dental students with natural dentition. Group 2 - patients with removable partial dentures. And Group 3 - patients with double complete dentures. The questionnaire of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain for triage was employed, then, clinical evaluation was carried out.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Seventy dental students of State University of West of Paraná - UNIOESTE, seventy patients treated at the UNIOESTE Dental Clinic that wore removable partial denture (partially edentulous) and seventy patients with double complete dentures treated in Center for Dental Specialties of Cascavel, Paraná, Brazil.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients wearing double complete denture, patients wearing just removable partial denture and dentate students.

Exclusion Criteria:

Students in orthodontic treatment or with less than one year after the end of orthodontic treatment were excluded from the research.

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01679821

Locations
Brazil
Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná
Cascavel, Paraná, Brazil, 85819110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Maristela Pezzini, Professor Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná
Principal Investigator: Thaisa Bordin, Student Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Maristela Maria Galina Pezzini, Associate Professor, Department of Occlusion, State University of West of Paraná - UNIOESTE, Cascavel, PR, Brazil, Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01679821     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 538/2010-CEP
Study First Received: September 1, 2012
Last Updated: September 5, 2012
Health Authority: Brazil: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná:
Temporomandibular disorders.
Dental prosthesis.
Dental students

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Joint Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Craniomandibular Disorders
Mandibular Diseases
Jaw Diseases
Muscular Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Myofascial Pain Syndromes

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