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Improving the Quality of Dentistry (IQuaD): A randomised controlled trial comparing oral hygiene advice and periodontal instrumentation for the prevention and management of periodontal disease in dentate adults attending dental primary care

Project title: Improving the Quality of Dentistry (IQuaD): A randomised controlled trial comparing oral hygiene advice and periodontal instrumentation for the prevention and management of periodontal disease in dentate adults attending dental primary care

Call to action: 09/01 HTA Clinical Trials - July 2009 Board submissions (Jan 09 deadline)

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Janet ClarksonORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-5940-2926

Lead Author: Professor Craig RamsayORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-4043-7349

Contractor: University of Dundee

Cost: £2,344,184.23

Co-investigators: Dr Andrew Hall, Dr Clare Jones, Dr Debbie Bonetti, Dr Isobel Madden, Dr Jennifer Burr, Dr Linda Young, Dr Paul Averley, Dr Penny Hodge, Dr Wendy McCombes, Mrs Margaret Ross, Professor Craig Ramsay, Professor David Ricketts, Professor Helen Worthington, Professor James Steele, Professor Luke Vale, Professor Martin Tickle, Professor Nigel Pitts, Professor Peter Heasman.

Started: April 2011 | Status: Published July 2018

ISRCTN: 56465715

There was no additional benefit from scheduling 6-monthly or 12-monthly periodontal instrumentations over not providing this treatment, and no difference between personalised and routine oral health advice.

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