CPITN


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CPITN

Abbreviation for Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs.

CPITN

Abbreviation for Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs.
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The community periodontal index of treatment needs (CPITN) procedure for population groups and individuals.
Con relacion al Indice Comunitario de Necesidades de Tratamiento Periodontal (CPITN), aplicado a 128 adultos mayores, se observo que el 23% de la poblacion requiere educacion en salud bucal y profilaxis (TN1); el 31% requiere educacion en salud bucal y raspaje profesional (TN2), y el 41% requiere tratamiento completo en cada una de sus fases (TN3).
Using CPITN to assess periodontal disease, the study showed that only 0-2% of subjects had healthy periodontal tissues (score 0), 23-2% had calculus (score 2), pocket depth was 4-5 mm in 28-6% (score 3) and 48-0% had pocket depth 6mm or more (score 4).
[18] (1991) used the CPITN to assess the periodontal profiles of adults and found that the periodontal disease increased with the increase in age.
A Community Periodontal Treatment Need (CPITN) probe1, which has a ball end of diameter 0.5 mm and a first colored band at 3.5 to 5.5 mm another colored band at 8.5 to 11.5 may be present, was used to check the different indexes on the abutment teeth.
Periodontal status (CPITN) of six to fifteen years- old West Malaysian Aborigines (proto-Malays).
The Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPITN) developed and proposed by World Health Organisation, has been widely used to determine periodontal treatment needs.
The periodontal chart was made to assess the periodontal state and evaluate treatment needs, and the community periodontal index of treatment needs (CPITN) (16) was used for this purpose.
Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPITN) developed and proposed by WHO, has been widely used to determine needs [Cutress et al., 1987].