sulcus bleeding index


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sulcus bleeding index

Abbreviation: SBI.
A sensitive measure of gingival condition that involves probing of all sulci. The score is based on six defined criteria. It is calculated by counting the number of sulci with bleeding, dividing by the total number of sulci, and multiplying by 100.
See also: index
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1 shows the sulcus bleeding indexes before and after two weeks of chewing gum experiments.