Periodontal Index


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Per·i·o·don·tal In·dex (PI),

an index for the epidemiologic classification of periodontal disease.

periodontal index

a measure of an individual's periodontal condition. It is determined by adding scores based on the condition of the gingiva and dividing the sum by the number of teeth present. Individuals with clinically normal gingiva have an index of 0 to 0.2. The index reaches a maximum of 8.0 in persons with severe terminal destructive periodontitis.

Per·i·o·don·tal In·dex

(PI) (perē-ō-dontăl indeks)
An index for the epidemiologic classification of periodontal disease.

Per·i·o·don·tal In·dex

(PI) (perē-ō-dontăl indeks)
Index for epidemiologic classification of periodontal disease.
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98 Table 2: Distribution of subjects according to the Community periodontal index CPI codes in relation to probing depth Group PD Group A Group B Total 1 8 0 8 * 29.
Assessment of periodontal status in dental fluorosis subjects using community periodontal index of treatment needs.
First, individuals were grouped with those having a periodontal index score of 0 categorized as healthy and all others grouped based on their percentile periodontal index score or edentate.
The periodontal examination was performed as per Community Periodontal index of Treatment needs (CPITN).
Besides, the State Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) and the Community Periodontal Index (CPI) were also used.
The periodontal examination of the subjects was performed as per Community Periodontal index of Treatment needs (CPITN) [Ainamo et al, 1982].
Table 5 presents a step-wise multiple linear regression analysis in which the dependent variables were community periodontal index and oral hygiene index.
3] showed that as the number of cigarettes smoked increased, the number of healthy sextants decreased, as was determined by a periodontal disease index based primarily on probing depths Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPITN).
Patients having chronic periodontitis with a periodontal index of 6 and/ or 8 were selected for the study.
The periodontal conditions were measured using the Community Periodontal Index (CPI) [WHO, 1997].
The selected samples were assigned into four groups of 25 subjects each based on their community periodontal index of treatment needs (CPITN) scores.
Periodontal parameters were calculated using the community periodontal index need bleeding on probing tooth mobility and furcation involvement.