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Evaluate Clinical Research From Commerical Oral Care Products

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: NCT00759187
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 25, 2008
Results First Posted : November 18, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2010
Information provided by:
Colgate Palmolive

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to conduct a clinical study comparing anti-plaque efficacy of commercial oral care products.

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

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to compare efficacy of two commercially available toothpastes and one oral rinse on dental plaque control.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluate Clinical Research From Commerical Oral Care Products
Study Start Date : January 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2008

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Drug Information available for: Fluoride

Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: A Drug: Fluoride
Brush twice daily
Other Name: monofluorophosphate

Active Comparator: B Drug: Triclosan/Fluoride
Half mouth toothbrushing twice daily for 4 days
Other Names:
  • sodium fluoride
  • triclosan

Active Comparator: C Drug: Chlorhexidine Gluconate
Mouth rinsing twice a day for 4 days
Other Name: Chlorhexidine Gluconate oral rinse

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Dental Plaque Index [ Time Frame: 4-Day ]
    Scale 0 to 5 (zero= no plaque to 5 = plaque covering 2/3 or more of the crown of the tooth)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female volunteers 18-65 years of age
  • Good general health
  • Must sign informed consent form
  • Minimum of 20 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) requiring more than one visit of cleaning sessions
  • 2 or more decayed untreated dental sites at screening.
  • 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 can currently affect salivary flow.
  • 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.
  • Allergy to chlorhexidine
  • 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.
  • History of allergy to common dentifrice ingredients.
  • Immune compromised individuals (HIV, AIDS, immuno suppressive drug therapy)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00759187

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United States, Massachusetts
Boston University School of Dental Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02118
Sponsors and Collaborators
Colgate Palmolive
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Principal Investigator: Thomas Van Dyke, DDS

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Responsible Party: William DeVizio/VP - Clinical Research, Colgate Palmolive Identifier: NCT00759187     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRO-0607-PLA-11-RR
First Posted: September 25, 2008    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: November 18, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2010
Last Verified: November 2008
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sodium Fluoride
Gingival Diseases
Periodontal Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Chlorhexidine gluconate
Cariostatic Agents
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Anti-Infective Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Fatty Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents