A Comparison Between the Repeatability of Probing Pocket Depths Achieved With Manual and Automated Periodontal Probes | Recruiting
A Comparison Between the Repeatability of Probing Pocket Depths Achieved With Manual and Automated Periodontal Probes
Health Conditions
  • Periodontal Disease
Recruiting
Recruitment Status
NCT01622192
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Summary
The aim of the study is to determine the best method for measuring the extent and severity of the gum disease by comparing the repeatability of probing depths achieved by a manual probe when compared to an automated probe. Hypothesis The null hypothesis to be tested includes - The automated probe does not improve the reproducibility of periodontal probing when compared to manual probing recordings - The automated probe shows no advantage when comparing the reproducibility of - Moderate sites - Deep sites - Single vs. multirooted teeth - Different sextants - Different surfaces of teeth Buccal vs. palatal/lingual Mesial vs. mid vs. distal
Primary Outcome Measures
  • Probing pocket depth; pocket depth is reassessed at the same visit within 30 minutes
Secondary Outcome Measures
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Research Question
  • The aim of the study is to determine the best method for measuring the extent and severity of the gum disease by comparing the repeatability of probing depths achieved by a manual probe when compared to an automated probe. Hypothesis The null hypothesis to be tested includes - The automated probe does not improve the reproducibility of periodontal probing when compared to manual probing recordings - The automated probe shows no advantage when comparing the reproducibility of - Moderate sites - Deep sites - Single vs. multirooted teeth - Different sextants - Different surfaces of teeth Buccal vs. palatal/lingual Mesial vs. mid vs. distal
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Countries of Recruitment
United Kingdom
Participant Sex
Both
Participant Age Range
18 Years to N/A
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Trial Sample Size
30
Participant Inclusion Criteria
  • Inclusion Criteria:
  • - Age 18 and over
  • - Diagnosis of periodontitis (any form) but must have at least 2 sites in at least 1
  • sextant with a BPE code 4( pockets ≥ 5.5mm) at the time of screening
  • - Patient consent gained and has agreed to be a part of the study
  • Exclusion Criteria:
  • - Any medical condition that would exclude them from having the measurements taken
  • - Any medical problem that would make participation difficult
  • - If they do not have sufficient sites where probing depths are required.
Participant Exclusion Criteria
  • Inclusion Criteria:
  • - Age 18 and over
  • - Diagnosis of periodontitis (any form) but must have at least 2 sites in at least 1
  • sextant with a BPE code 4( pockets ≥ 5.5mm) at the time of screening
  • - Patient consent gained and has agreed to be a part of the study
  • Exclusion Criteria:
  • - Any medical condition that would exclude them from having the measurements taken
  • - Any medical problem that would make participation difficult
  • - If they do not have sufficient sites where probing depths are required.
Interventions
Device; Florida Probe automated probe; Comparisons between the reproducibility of readings taken by an automated probe and a manual probe; [Automated probe]
Design Details
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Study Design
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Results Reporting
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Scientific Title
A Comparison Between the Repeatability of Probing Pocket Depths Achieved With Manual and Automated Periodontal Probes
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Study Funded By
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Study Sponsored By
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Key Dates

Date of First Enrollment
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Recruitment End Date
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Date added to Registry

03 May 2012

Last Updated

18 Jun 2012

Date Record Refreshed on UKCTG

31 Jul 2015