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The aim of this study is to investigate epidemiology and treatment possibilities of black stains, with the assessment of a possible correlation with patients' dietary habits. Patients will be randomly divided into three groups. For each group, clinical evaluation will be performed at the study begin, after 2 and after 6 months. At the study begin, evaluation of black stains with Gasparetto's classification will be assessed; then professional oral hygiene with ultrasonic scaler will be performed, plus glycine and polish; then, products for home oral care will be given to patients, depending on the groups. The clinical situation will be re-evaluated after 2 and after 6 months. Home oral care will be performed with different products, containing lactoferrin (group 1) and probiotics (group 2). The control group (Group 3) will use normal products.


Clinical Trial Description

The aim of this study is to investigate epidemiology and treatment possibilities of black stains, with the assessment of a possible correlation with patients' dietary habits. Patients will be randomly divided into three groups. For each group, clinical evaluation will be performed at the study begin, after 2 and after 6 months. At the study begin, evaluation of black stains with Gasparetto's classification will be assessed; then professional oral hygiene with ultrasonic scaler will be performed, plus glycine and polish; then, products for home oral care will be given to patients, depending on the groups. The clinical situation will be re-evaluated after 2 and after 6 months. Home oral care will be performed as follows: - Group 1: patients will use 2 Forhans GengiFor tables (between foods) and Forhans Scudo Naturale toothpaste containing lactoferrin. - Group 2: patients will use Biorepair Peribioma chewing-gum for 10 minutes/day and Biorepair Peribioma toothpaste containing probiotics. - Group 3: patients will choose the best product for their home oral care. ;


Study Design


NCT number NCT04865796
Study type Interventional
Source University of Pavia
Contact Andrea Scribante, DDS, PhD.
Phone +39 0382516223
Email [email protected]
Status Not yet recruiting
Phase N/A
Start date April 29, 2021
Completion date October 30, 2021