New Treatment For Gum Inflammation
The Forsyth Institute Clinical Research Center is conducting a research study testing a new approach in reducing gum inflammation and dental plaque in patients with braces.
Facts About Our Study
Our research study is evaluating a new treatment for people who have braces and also have gingivitis
Patients with fixed braces AND gums that are red or bleeding

Between the ages of 16-65 years

Study Conducted in Cambridge, MA
Compensation is provided
Study Background
The objective of our study is to evaluate a new approach in reducing gum inflammation and dental plaque.

Traditional braces can give you a beautiful smile! An effective dental hygiene routine during orthodontic treatment is very important because helps you reduce gingivitis and dental plaque.

The goal of this clinical study is to test a novel way to reduce gum inflammation. Join now and learn more about your dental health and ways to improve it.
Additional Information
Why is this study being done?
The Forsyth Institute Clinical Research Center is conducting a dental research study to test a new approach in reducing gum inflammation and dental plaque.
Who is eligible for this study?
You may qualify for this study if you meet the following criteria.

Key Criteria:
  • You are in good general health
  • You are from 16 to 65 years old
  • You currently have braces
What will happen if I participate in the study?
The study requires a screening visit to determine if you qualify.


What will happen at the study screening visit? We will:

  • review your medical and dental history
  • examine your teeth, gums and mouth
  • measure the level of gum redness and bleeding

Once you qualify and agree to participate in the study:


  • You will come to the clinic five times over 3 months for assessments and treatments
Is compensation provided for being in this research study?
Participants will be compensated $575 for participation.
Will it cost me anything to participate in this study?
There is no cost for you to participate in our research program.