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Awareness of Systemic Diseases and Its Dental Implications

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. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03713177
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : October 19, 2018
Last Update Posted : October 19, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abdelaziz Mohamed Ahmed Moussa, Cairo University

Brief Summary:
Implications of systemic diseases on Oral health and their manifestation

Condition or disease
Dental Awareness of the Relation Between Systemic Disease and Oral Health Conditions

Detailed Description:
Systemic Diseases have oral manifestations and these oral manifestation may affects the treatment plan and may affect the drugs given after dental treatment hence the study aims to assess the awareness and knowledge of systemic diseases and its implications in the dental field

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 800 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Awareness and Knowledge of Systemic Diseases and Its Relevance to Oral Health Care Among Dentists and Dental Interns: Observational Cross-sectional Study
Estimated Study Start Date : October 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2019

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Dental Health

Ministry of health - Cairo
Dentists working for Egyptian ministry of health - Cairo
Dental interns of Cairo University

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. degree of awareness among dentists and dental students about systemic diseases and its relevance to oral health. [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assess their knowledge about dental management of these cases [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Dental health care providers in different settings

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Dentists working for Egyptian ministry of health - Cairo.
  • Dental interns of Cairo University.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Those who refused to share information.
  • Candidates who refused to sign consent.

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03713177

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Contact: Abdelaziz Moussa, Graduate +201220011011
Contact: Nermine S Hassan, MSc +201006557670

Sponsors and Collaborators
Cairo University
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Principal Investigator: Abdelaziz Moussa, Graduate Post grad Student at Cairo University

Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Abdelaziz Mohamed Ahmed Moussa, Postgraduate Student, Cairo University Identifier: NCT03713177    
Other Study ID Numbers: Med159
First Posted: October 19, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 19, 2018
Last Verified: October 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No