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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: NCT02861326
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 10, 2016
Last Update Posted : August 10, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marmara University

Brief Summary:

Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between initial probing depth (IPD) and changes in clinical parameters following non-surgical periodontal treatment (NPT) in chronic periodontitis patients.

Material and Methods: A total of 1672 periodontal pockets having 3 mm≤IPD≤9 mm in 15 chronic periodontitis patients were included. NPT consisting of oral hygiene instructions, scaling and root planing was applied in two sessions. Probing depth (PD), clinical attachment level, gingival recession (GR) were measured before and eight weeks after treatment. Pocket sites were grouped according to their IPD and root number of teeth as single- or multi-rooted.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Periodontitis Device: Gracey Curettes Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 15 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : January 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
Non-surgical periodontal treatment has performed to patients. Scaling and root planing were performed with Gracey curettes until the operator feels that root surface is clean, hard and smooth.
Device: Gracey Curettes
Other Name: Hu-Friedy, SG 5/6, 7/8, 11/12, 13/14, Hu-Friedy Ins. Co., USA

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Probing Depth [ Time Frame: 8 week ]
    Probing depth is defined as the distance from the free gingival margin to the bottom of the periodontal pocket.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Clinical attachment level [ Time Frame: 8 week ]
    Clinical attachment level is defined as the distance from the cementoenamel junction to the bottom of the periodontal pocket

  2. Gingival recession [ Time Frame: 8 week ]
    Gingival recession is defined as the distance from cementoenamel junction to free gingival margin.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Systemically healthy,
  • Non-smoker,
  • Chronic periodontitis diagnosed according to Armitage 1,
  • Aged between 35 and 65,
  • Not received any periodontal treatment within the last 3 months, • Have horizontal bone loss radiographically,
  • Presence at least 20 natural teeth except third molars
  • Consent to participate in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any systemic disease that might interfere with the prognosis of periodontal disease (i.e. diabetes mellitus, HIV infection),
  • Smoking,
  • Antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs or any other medication taken within the previous 6 months that may affect the outcome of the study,
  • Any physical limitations or restrictions that might preclude normal oral hygiene procedures.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02861326

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Marmara University
Istanbul, Turkey
Sponsors and Collaborators
Marmara University
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Responsible Party: Marmara University Identifier: NCT02861326    
Other Study ID Numbers: Meseli
First Posted: August 10, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 10, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by Marmara University:
chronic periodontitis, dental scaling, periodontal pockets
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Chronic Periodontitis
Periodontal Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases