Chapter 15. Dentistry and Oral Health Care

  1. David Machin2,3,4,
  2. Simon Day5 and
  3. Sylvan Green6
  1. May C.M. Wong,
  2. Colman McGrath and
  3. Edward C.M. Lo

Published Online: 17 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch15

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wong, M. C.M., McGrath, C. and Lo, E. C.M. (2006) Dentistry and Oral Health Care, in Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition (eds D. Machin, S. Day and S. Green), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 16910, Singapore

  2. 3

    UK Children's Cancer Study Group, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 4

    Medical Statistics Group, School of Health and Related Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

  4. 5

    Licensing Division, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Room 13–205 Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5NQ, UK

  5. 6

    Arizona Cancer Centre, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, 34 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010143

Online ISBN: 9780470010167



  • dentistry and oral health care;
  • split-mouth design - self-controlled study designs;
  • oral rehabilitation studies;
  • diet and dental caries;
  • plaque control in preventing periodontal diseases


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Trials Methods

  • Clinical Trials in Dentistry

  • Current Issues

  • Impact of Trials on Dental Practice

  • Conclusion

  • References