Periodontal Disease Index


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Per·i·o·don·tal Dis·ease In·dex (PDI),

an index used for estimating the degree of periodontal disease based on the measurement of six representative teeth for gingival inflammation, pocket depth, calculus and plaque, attrition, mobility, and lack of contact.

Per·i·o·don·tal Dis·ease In·dex

(PDI) (perē-ō-dontăl di-zēz indeks)
Measurement used to estimate degree of periodontal disease based on measurement of six representative teeth for gingival inflammation, pocket depth, calculus and plaque, attrition, mobility, and lack of contact.
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