CPITN: time and cost estimates for periodontal prevention and treatment procedures.

@article{Dini1995CPITNTA,
  title={CPITN: time and cost estimates for periodontal prevention and treatment procedures.},
  author={Eleonora Dini and Roberto Augusto Castellanos},
  journal={Brazilian dental journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={53-8}
}
The aim of this study was to estimate the necessary time and cost for periodontal prevention and treatment in a working population from sugar and alcohol refineries in Araraquara, SP, Brazil. A stratified sample of 528 employees aged 18-64 from administrative, industrial and agricultural staffs was examined by one examiner, previously trained, according to the community periodontal index of treatment needs (CPITN). The time required for procedures and the cost was extrapolated to the total… CONTINUE READING