Condition category
Oral Health
Date applied
28/09/2007
Date assigned
28/09/2007
Last edited
22/09/2014
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

Miss Megan Hatfield

ORCID ID

Contact details

Orthodontic Department
St Luke's Hospital
Little Horton Lane
Bradford
BD5 0NA
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1274 365225
hatfieldmegan@hotmail.com

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0050182678

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

1. Can the orthodontic retention period be supervised by telephone rather than clinic visit?
2. Does this have an effect on the outcome of the first 12 months of retention?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Oral Health: Orthodontics

Intervention

Patients will receive two sets of Essix retainers. They will be randomly allocated to one of two groups:
1. One group will visit the department every 3 months for review by the clinician.
2. The other group will instead receive a phone call from a dental nurse every 3 months to check on progress.
All patients will visit the department at the end of 12 months retention for record collection and questionnaire.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Analysis of irregularity of the teeth from study casts using Little's index
2. Cost analysis of staff time
3. Patient questionnaire

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

10/10/2003

Overall trial end date

30/09/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients completing active orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances and entering the retention phase

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

10/10/2003

Recruitment end date

30/09/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Orthodontic Department
Bradford
BD5 0NA
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2007 Update - Department of Health

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.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes