Condition category
Oral Health
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
23/07/2007
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr Keith Milsom

ORCID ID

Contact details

Chester and Halton Community NHS Trust
Department of Community Dentistry
Moston Lodge
Countess of Chester Health Park
Liverpool Road
Chester
CH2 1UL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1244 364876
Keith.Milsom@cahc-tr.nwest.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

RHC28211

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is a new model of school dental screening more cost effective and with proven benefits compared to existing dental screening practice and a health promotion programme designed to encourage dental visiting?

Ethics approval

Added as of 23/07/2007:
1. St Helens and Knowsley, Local Research Ethics Committee, approved on 19th April 2001
2. North Cheshire Ethics Committee, approved on 2nd March 2000

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Screening

Patient information sheet

Condition

Oral health / stomatognathic diseases

Intervention

New model of school dental screening vs existing dental screening and a health promotion programme designed to encourage dental visiting.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Agreed clinical criteria for referral following school screening

Secondary outcome measures

No secondary outcome measures

Overall trial start date

01/04/2001

Overall trial end date

01/04/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1000 children

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

1000

Participant exclusion criteria

None

Recruitment start date

01/04/2001

Recruitment end date

01/04/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Chester and Halton Community NHS Trust
Chester
CH2 1UL
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive North West (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Results: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=16703094
Results: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=16799446
Results: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=16998133
Results: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=17183393
Results: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=17194071

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Milsom KM, Threlfall AG, Blinkhorn AS, Kearney-Mitchell PI, Buchanan KM, Tickle M, The effectiveness of school dental screening: dental attendance and treatment of those screened positive., Br Dent J, 2006, 200, 12, 687-90; discussion 673, doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.4813724.

  2. Results

    Milsom K, Blinkhorn A, Worthington H, Threlfall A, Buchanan K, Kearney-Mitchell P, Tickle M, The effectiveness of school dental screening: a cluster-randomized control trial., J. Dent. Res., 2006, 85, 10, 924-928.

  3. Results

    Tickle M, Milsom KM, Buchanan K, Blinkhorn AS, Dental screening in schools: the views of parents, teachers and school nurses., Br Dent J, 2006, 201, 12, 769-73; discussion 767, doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.4814351.

  4. Results

    Threlfall AG, Milsom K, Catleugh M, Kearney-Mitchell P, Blinkhorn A, Tickle M, A survey of school dental screening practise in community dental services of England and Wales in 2003., Community Dent Health, 2006, 23, 4, 236-238.

  5. Kearney-Mitchell PI, Milsom KM, Blinkhorn AS, Tickle M, The development of a consensus among primary care dentists of referral criteria for school dental screening., Br Dent J, 2006, 200, 9, 509-12; discussion 501, doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.4813525.

Additional files

Editorial Notes