"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.
Three-year prospective multicenter study evaluating marginal bone levels and soft tissue health around a one-piece implant system. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2012 Mar-Apr; 27(2):458-66.
Periodontal disease early in pregnancy is associated with maternal systemic inflammation among African American women. J Periodontol. 2008 Jul; 79(7):1127-32.
Acellular dermal matrix allografts to achieve increased attached gingiva. Part 1. A clinical study. J Periodontol. 2000 Aug; 71(8):1297-305.
An evaluation of a dentifrice containing salivary peroxidase elements for the control of gingival disease in patients with irradiated head and neck cancer. J Prosthet Dent. 1996 Sep; 76(3):292-6.
Periodontal disease morbidity quantification. II. Validation of alveolar bone loss measurements and vertical defect diagnosis from digital bite-wing images. J Periodontol. 1990 Oct; 61(10):623-32.
Periodontal disease morbidity quantification. I. Optimal selection of teeth for periodontal bone loss surveys. J Periodontol. 1990 Oct; 61(10):618-22.
Dental pathology and alcohol-related indicators in an outpatient clinic sample. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 1990 Aug; 18(4):204-7.