Aggressive Periodontitis | The Affect of Orthodontic Treatment on the Periodontal Status of Patients With Aggressive Periodontitis

Aggressive Periodontitis research study

What is the primary objective of this study?

Orthodontic Treatment will affect the periodontal status of periodontally treated Aggressive Periodontitis patients.

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - patients with aggressive periodontitis in maintenance that had completed orthodontic treatment - age 13-40 - with full records of periodontal treatment - with full records of orthodontic treatment Exclusion Criteria: - smoking over 10 cigarets/day - non controlled diabetes - pregnancy - alcohol consumption

Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?

Aggressive Periodontitis

Study Interventions

Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.

Procedure:orthodontic treatmentPatients with Aggressive Periodontitis which are in the maintenance phase, had been treated for malocclusion.

Study Arms

Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.

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Study Status

Unknown status

Start Date: January 2012

Completed Date:


Type: Observational


Primary Outcome: periodontal pocket depth

Secondary Outcome: PAR index

Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references

Principal Investigator: Tali Chackartchi, DMD

Lead Sponsor: Hadassah Medical Organization


More information:

Passanezi E, Janson M, Janson G, Sant'Anna AP, de Freitas MR, Henriques JF. Interdisciplinary treatment of localized juvenile periodontitis: a new perspective to an old problem. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2007 Feb;131(2):268-76. Review.

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