"Periodontal Index" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A numerical rating scale for classifying the periodontal status of a person or population with a single figure which takes into consideration prevalence as well as severity of the condition. It is based upon probe measurement of periodontal pockets and on gingival tissue status.
- Periodontal Index
- Index, Periodontal
- Indices, Periodontal
- Periodontal Indices
- Periodontal Indexes
- Indexes, Periodontal
- Gingival Index
- Gingival Indices
- Index, Gingival
- Indices, Gingival
- Gingival Indexes
- Indexes, Gingival
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Periodontal Index" by people in Profiles.
Effects of immunization with natural and recombinant lysine decarboxylase on canine gingivitis development. Vaccine. 2012 Oct 19; 30(47):6706-12.
Periodontal diseases and awareness among patients. Indian J Dent Res. 2005 Jul-Sep; 16(3):103-8.
[Occurrence of dental caries in dystrophic and mixed forms of parodontopathy]. Czas Stomatol. 1973 Apr; 26(4):455-60.