New Cavity Prevention Research Study
Researchers at Forsyth Institute are conducting a research study testing a new treatment method for preventing tooth decay in children ages 10-14.
Conducted in Cambridge, MA
In Generally Good Health
Your Child Is 10-14 Years Old
Does Not Have Braces
Key Facts
About Our Research Study
Our goal is to evaluate the effectiveness of a new toothpaste in reducing tooth decay (cavities)
Did you know that over 43% of children have at least one cavity? We want to find a way to lower this statistic.

We are looking for children ages 10-14 years to take part in a clinical study testing an investigational toothpaste for the prevention of cavities.

Join now and learn more about your child's oral health and ways to improve it.
Additional Information
Why is this study being done?
The purpose of our study is to test the effectiveness of a new toothpaste in preventing tooth decay and cavities.
Who qualifies for this study?
Your child should meet the following criteria to qualify for this study:

Key Criteria:
  • Your child is healthy
  • Your child between the ages of 10-14
  • Your child must NOT have braces, retainers, or invisalign
What will happen if my child participates in the study?
If your child is found eligible and willing to participate, your child:

  • Will receive toothpaste and toothbrush with instructions of use
  • Will be seen every 3 months and up to 12 months for exams, which take 30-45 minutes each
  • The regular visits to your child’s dentists for teeth cleaning or treatments (except braces) can continue during study participation
Note: This research is monitored for ethics and safety by the Institutional Review Board of the Forsyth Institute
Is compensation provided for being in this research study?
Participants will be compensated for their participation.
Will it cost me anything to participate in this study?
There is no cost for you to participate in our research program.