periodontal assessment

per·i·o·don·tal as·sess·ment

(per'ē-ō-don'tăl ă-ses'mĕnt)
Fact-gathering process designed to provide a complete picture of a patient's periodontal health.
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Full-mouth periodontal assessment was carried out at six sites per tooth using North-Carolina-15 periodontal probe (Hu-Friedy, Chicago, IL, USA.) by a single calibrated examiner.
Dental exams should include a periodontal assessment and oral cancer screening, prophylaxis, polishing, flossing, and oral hygiene instructions The contracted dentist will use their own facility and technology to assist in the evaluation of dental health.
Periodontal assessment revealed gingival recession and probing depths ranging from 4 to 5 mm.
Gum (periodontal) disease was common and diagnosed in close to 300 workers who needed periodontal assessment and therapy.
The calibration of examiners is important to standardize the periodontal assessment and to obtain reliable results.
Periodontal assessment included probing depth (PD) and CAL, measured to the nearest millimeter with a periodontal probe (UNC-15, Hu-Friedy, Chicago, USA), the presence or absence of BOP, supragingival biofilm (VP), gingival marginal bleeding (GB), and suppuration (SUP).
The 109 skill standards are categorized into these 17 areas: infection control (12 standards); patient/client preparation (8); oral cancer screening (2); impression procedures (2); periodontal assessment and examination (11); observation of teeth (5); indices and scoring methods (18); communication (5); application of caries preventive agents (5); instrument maintenance (8); instrumentation and dental and dental hygiene treatment (8); pain control (4); intrinsic and extrinsic stain removal (5); amalgam restoration finishing and polishing (2); intraoral appliance/restoration procedures (4); dental imaging (8); and dental hygiene process and professional standards (2).
Initially, a patient's risk should be determined after obtaining all assessment data (i.e.: medical history, risk assessments, family history, extra-/intraoral examination, hard tissue examination, periodontal assessment, health behaviors).
Periodontal assessment data included: probing depths (PD), gingival recession, bleeding on probing (BOP), plaque index (6 sites per tooth), tooth mobility, furcation involvement and any other existing muco-gingival problems or conditions.
Periodontal assessment: An ultrasonic scanner that works at a frequency of 29 MHz has been used to assess the dimensional relationship between hard and soft structures.
*Thorough head and neck evaluation including risk Schedule dental factors hygiene process of *Oral soft and hard tissue examination including care appointment complete periodontal charting noting infection and potential sources of infection *Thorough periodontal assessment and debridement DOCUMENTATION *Appropriate radiographs to identify oral needs OF FINDINGS FOR *Document plaque scores MULTIDISCIPLINARY -- Utilize indices during OHI ONCOLOGY TEAM *Fabricate fluoride trays prior to occurrence of xerostomia III.
(16) Four cross-sectional studies had the periodontal assessment of CAL in common.