"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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