The Efficiency of Anterior Repositioning Splint for the Management of Temporomandibular Joint Dysunction
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03057262|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 20, 2017
Last Update Posted : March 21, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Temporomandibular Joint Disc Displacement||Device: Repositioning splint|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||112 participants|
|Official Title:||The Efficiency of Anterior Repositioning Splint for the Management of Pain Related to Temporomandibular Joint Disc Displacement With Reduction|
|Actual Study Start Date :||February 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2016|
Study group consisted of 56 subjects of both genders with unilateral or bilateral disc displacement(s) with reduction and pain in the area of temporomandibular joint. Patients were recruited from the Consulting Room of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow during the years 2014-2016. In the study group was used the typical acrylic anterior repositioning splint fabricated in tete-a-tete (incisal) jaws position, covered the lower teeth arch to recapture a displaced disc(s) and decrease the intensity of pain. The anterior repositioning splint was recommended to 20 - hour use for a period of four months.
Device: Repositioning splint
Application of repositioning splint in the study group.
Control group consisted of 56 subjects of both genders with unilateral or bilateral disc displacement(s) with reduction and pain in the area of temporomandibular joint. Patients were recruited from the Consulting Room of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow during the years 2014-2016. In the control group the investigators used the biostymulation laser (Terapus 2, Accuro, Poland), wave length 808 nm, power 32 J in the form of 12 session (duration of a single session was 3 min 45 s), performed every second day, on the area of the both temporomandibular joints (distance to the skin was 1 cm) with opened mouth and systematic performing of muscles self-exercises with a dominant protrusive position of mandible.
- Pain relief related to temporomandibular joint disc displacement with reduction [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]Repositioning splint was applied to check its efficiency of pain relieving in a case of temporomandibular joint disc displacement with reduction.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03057262
|Study Director:||Malgorzata Pihut, DDS, PhD||Jagiellonian University|
|Principal Investigator:||Malgorzata Gorecka, DDS||Jagiellonian University|
|Study Chair:||Piotr Ceranowicz, MD, PhD||Jagiellonian University|
|Study Chair:||Mieszko Wieckiewicz, DMD, PhD||Wroclaw Medical University|