Simplified Oral Hygiene Index

Sim·pli·fied Or·al Hy·giene In·dex (OHI-S),

(sim'pli-fīd ōr'ăl hī'jēn in'deks),
An index that measures the current oral hygiene status based on the amount of debris and calculus occurring on six representative tooth surfaces in the mouth; often used in field surveys of periodontal disease.

Sim·pli·fied Or·al Hy·giene In·dex

(OHI-S) (sim'pli-fīd ōr-ăl hī'jēn in'deks)
A dental survey method that scores dental calculus and plaque together.

Sim·pli·fied Or·al Hy·giene In·dex

(OHI-S) (sim'pli-fīd ōr-ăl hī'jēn in'deks)
Measurement of current oral hygiene status based on amount of debris and calculus occurring on six representative oral tooth surfaces; often used in field surveys of periodontal disease.
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The oral hygiene index values of the children were evaluated with the Simplified Oral Hygiene Index (OHI-S) (Greene & Vermillion, 1964).

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