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ch. 20 wilkins

indices & scoring methods

QuestionAnswer
To assess thickness of biofilm at gingival area plaque index (PLI)
To record presence of dental biofilm on individual tooth surfaces to permit the patient to visualize progress while learning biofilm control "Plaque Control Record"
To determine location, number and percentage of biofilm-free surfaces for individual motivation and instruction "Plaque free score"
To assess extent of biofilm and debris over a tooth surface. Debris considered as any soft foreign material consisting of dental biofilm, materia alba, and food debri loosely attached to tooth surfaces Patient Hygiene performance (PHP)
To assess state of periodontal health of an individual patient Periodontal Screening And Recording (PSR)
To screen and monitor the periodontal status of populations Community Periodontal Index (CPI)
To locate areas of gingival sulcus bleeding and color changes in order to recognize and record presence of early (initial) inflammatory gingival disease Sulcus Bleeding Index (SBI)
To recorde presence or absence of gingival inflammation as determined by bleeding from interproximal gingival sulci Gingival Bleeding Index (GBI)
To assess presence of inflammation in the interdental area as indicated by the presence or absence of bleeding Eastman Interdental Bleeding Index (EIBI)
To assess the severity of gingivitis base on color, consistency, and bleeding on probing Gingival Index (GI)
Measures dental caries experience; to determine total dental caries experience, past and present, by recording either the number of affected teeth or tooth surfaces Decayed, Missing, and Filled Teeth (DMFT) Decayed, Missing, and Filled Surfaces (DMFS)
Created by: welchang