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Mesh term Periodontal Index

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Dental Health Surveys
Periodontics

Description

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.



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jenkins-FCD Prod-200 8231f2114cbb5b433e24eeafff71f933aa5694c5