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Clinical Study to Evaluate Dental Plaque

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00758290
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 25, 2008
Results First Posted : November 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : November 25, 2008
Information provided by:
Colgate Palmolive

Brief Summary:
Clinical research study to determine anti-plaque efficacy of a prototype toothpastes for a 3 week brushing regiment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Gingival Diseases Drug: Triclosan/Fluoride Drug: Fluoride/triclosan Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 23 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Clinical Study to Evaluate Dental Plaque
Study Start Date : May 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2008

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: A Drug: Triclosan/Fluoride
Brush twice daily for 3 weeks

Experimental: B Drug: Fluoride/triclosan
Brush daily for 3 weeks

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Dental Plaque Index [ Time Frame: 4 Day ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 51 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female volunteers at least 20 - 51 years of age
  • Good general health
  • Must sign informed consent form
  • Minimum of 15 natural uncrowned teeth (excluding third molars) must be present
  • No history of allergy to personal care consumer products, or their ingredients, relevant to any ingredient in the test products as determined by the dental/medical professional monitoring the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects unable or unwilling to sign the informed consent form
  • Medical condition which requires pre-medication prior to dental visits/procedures
  • Moderate or advanced periodontal disease or heavy dental tartar (calculus)
  • 5 or more decayed untreated dental sites at screening (cavities)
  • Other disease of the hard or soft oral tissues.
  • Impaired salivary function (e.g. Sjogren's syndrome or head and neck irradiation).
  • Use of medications that are currently affecting salivary function
  • Use of antibiotics or antimicrobial drugs within 30 days prior to study visit #1
  • Pregnant or nursing women
  • Participation in any other clinical study within 1 week prior to enrollment into this study
  • Use of tobacco products
  • Subjects who must receive dental treatment during the study dates
  • Current use of Antibiotics for any purpose
  • Presence of an orthodontic appliance which interferes with plaque scoring
  • History of allergy to common toothpaste ingredients
  • History of allergy to arginine (amino acid)
  • Immune compromised individuals (HIV, AIDS, immuno suppressive drug therapy)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00758290

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United States, New York
Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, NYU College of Dentistry
New York, New York, United States, 10016
Sponsors and Collaborators
Colgate Palmolive
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Principal Investigator: Patricia Corby, DDS

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Responsible Party: William DeVizio/VP- Clinical Research, Colgate Palmolive Identifier: NCT00758290     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRO-2008-PLA-13-RR
First Posted: September 25, 2008    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: November 25, 2008
Last Update Posted: November 25, 2008
Last Verified: November 2008
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Dental Plaque
Gingival Diseases
Dental Deposits
Tooth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Periodontal Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Cariostatic Agents
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Anti-Infective Agents
Fatty Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents