periodontal assessment

per·i·o·don·tal as·sess·ment

(per'ē-ō-don'tăl ă-ses'mĕnt)
Fact-gathering process designed to provide a complete picture of a patient's periodontal health.
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Gum (periodontal) disease was common and diagnosed in close to 300 workers who needed periodontal assessment and therapy.
11) Dogs typically receive periodontal assessment and treatment services at the same appointment while the dog is sedated or anesthetized.
With nearly 7 million individuals with undiagnosed diabetes, oral health care providers have a great opportunity for early identification of individuals with pre-diabetes or diabetes by performing a simple finger-stick test or utilizing a risk factors assessment combined with a periodontal assessment.
Key Words: periodontal diseases, periodontal diagnosis, treatment protocol, periodontal maintenance, periodontal assessment, patient education
Development of a logical and properly sequenced treatment plan is a derivative of the periodontal assessment and diagnosis.
16) For this reason, a standardized approach to periodontal assessments and a working protocol as to treatment parameters would fill a logical need in the average general practice setting.