Periodontal Index


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Per·i·o·don·tal In·dex (PI),

an index for the epidemiologic classification of periodontal disease.
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Per·i·o·don·tal In·dex

(PI) (perē-ō-dontăl indeks)
An index for the epidemiologic classification of periodontal disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Per·i·o·don·tal In·dex

(PI) (perē-ō-dontăl indeks)
Index for epidemiologic classification of periodontal disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In this study, a supportive treatment method was demonstrated for streptococcal gingivitis and its effects were evaluated using clinical periodontal indexes, pH-metre measurements and clinical findings.
Hanada, "A new screening method for periodontitis: an alternative to the community periodontal index," BMC Oral Health, vol.
Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPTIN) in CP patients was 3.86 0.35 and controls was 0.11 0.32.
Using the Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPITN), 11% of the subjects had one or more sites with a probing depth of 6mm or more (CPITN = 4).
Johnson, "Greater severity and extent of periodontal breakdown in 136 south Indian human immunodeficiency virus seropositive patients than in normal controls: a comparative study using community periodontal index of treatment needs," Indian Journal of Dental Research, vol.
Complete clinical periodontal examinations included the assessment of OHI and Community Periodontal Index (CPI 0, CPI1, CPI 2, CPI 3, CPI 4).
Table 4 Periodontal index results for the sighted children and the children who were blind (SD).
Periodontal status of orthodontic patients and the relationship between dental aesthetic index and community periodontal index of treatment need, American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, v.
Previous reports have been showed that salivary ADH, AST and ALT activities correlated with PD and gingival index, and also decreased after oral hygiene instructions, scaling and root surface debridement and administration of antibiotics [13,14], it has been reported as community periodontal index of treatment needs code 4 than in those coded lower, which is detected by the evaluated diagnostic system [15] previously it has been reported that LDH activities in patients decreased at 2 to 3 months after scaling, corresponding to levels similar to those in subjects with healthy periodontism [15].