PMA index


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PMA in·dex

an index that measures the presence or absence of gingival inflammation as occurring on the papillae or the marginal or attached gingivae.

PMA in·dex

(indeks)
The first (1947) epidemiologic assay for gingivitis that evaluated the three morphologic gingival compartments given in the abbreviated title (papillae, marginal, or attached [gingivae]).