Prevalence of Dental Caries in Preterm Birth Children Aged 2-5 Years in Primary Dentition
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02999061|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 21, 2016
Last Update Posted : July 25, 2017
|Condition or disease|
The purpose of the study is to determine the prevalence of dental caries in preterm birth children aged 2-5 years in primary dentition.
PICO format:- Population (P) = preterm children aged 2-5 years attending Cairo University Children's Hospital "Abo El-Rish" at El-Monira, Cairo, Egypt.
Outcome (O) =prevalence of dental caries
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||383 participants|
|Official Title:||Prevalence of Dental Caries in Preterm Birth Children Aged 2-5 Years in Primary Dentition: Across Sectional Study|
|Study Start Date :||December 2016|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2017|
- Prevalence of dental caries. [ Time Frame: 12 month ]measured by counting the number of participants affected by dental caries/total number of study sample X100 , measurement unit is a percentage (%)
- Assessment of oral hygiene . [ Time Frame: 12 month ]
using a Questionnaire (binary' yes or no questions'):-
- record child brushing habits(once or twice)
- consumption of fluoridated water (yes/no).
- visits to dentists (yes/no)
- Also using a dental mirror and a probe to detect presence of plaque (plaque index) and presence of caries (dmf score).
- Assessment of dietary habits [ Time Frame: 12 month ]
questionnaire (binary "yes/no questions")about the past and current feeding habits:-
- initial feeding of the child (breast or bottle answered yes/no)
- length of the breast feeding ( normal '0-2 years" or prolonged ">2years")
- usage of bottle after weaning (yes/no). number of meals per day (one,two or three, answered in yes/no manner)
- number of snacks per day (one,two or three in yes/no answers).
- Also using a dental mirror and a probe to detect caries presence (dmf score), higher scores indicates faulty dietary habits.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02999061
|Cairo University Children's Hospital "Abo El-Rish" at El-Monira|
|Cairo Governorate, Egypt|
|Study Director:||Eman S Elmasry, Professor||Cairo University|
|Study Director:||Samah M Awad, Ass.Prof.||Cairo University|