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Effect of Dental Educational Program on Oral Hygiene Status Among Institutionalized Deaf Children. A Randomized Controlled Trial. (NCT03030014)

assess the effect of dental educational program on oral hygiene among institutionalized hearing impaired and mute children in Cairo, Egypt.
  • Behavioral: educational programm
    Oral health education will be done for children and their care givers about various diseases affecting the oral cavity, the effects of bad oral hygiene and tooth decay, importance of tooth brushing, and correct methods of tooth brushing.Three follow up examination is assessed after one week, three weeks and six weeks using questionnaire for evaluation of participant satisfaction about oral health and using OHIS index for evaluating the effect of the dental educational program on the oral health status of deaf children.
    • Other: no educational program
      without oral health education will be done for children and their care givers about various diseases affecting the oral cavity, the effects of bad oral hygiene and tooth decay, importance of tooth brushing, and correct methods of tooth brushing.Three follow up examination is assessed after one week, three weeks and six weeks using questionnaire for evaluation of participant satisfaction about oral health and using OHIS index for evaluating the effect of the dental educational program on the oral health status of deaf children.
      Ages eligible for Study
      6 Years to 12 Years
      Genders eligible for Study
      All
      Accepts Healthy Volunteers
      Accepts Healthy Volunteers
      Inclusion Criteria:
      • Children aged from 6-12 years with mixed dentition.
      • Institutionalized Deaf children in Cairo, Egypt.
      Exclusion Criteria:
      • Children above the age of 12 years and below the age of 6 years
      • Patient un able to give informed consent
      • Patient suffering from any other type of disability such as (mental retardation, physically and mentally handicapped, .etc.)
      • Medically compromised patient
      • Patient who were absent in the day of examination
      - Evaluate participants satisfaction regarding the dental educational program(learning teeth brushing technique)

      - Measure the oral hygiene index simplified to the participants at a different follow up periods for assessing the effect of the dental educational program on oral hygiene.
      Status:
      not yet recruiting
      Type:
      Interventional
      Phase:
      -
      Start:
      31 January, 2017
      Updated:
      05 February, 2017
      Participants:
      238
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