Comparative estimation of periodontal conditions by means of different index systems.

@article{DiamantiKipioti1993ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative estimation of periodontal conditions by means of different index systems.},
  author={A Diamanti-Kipioti and Panos N Papapanou and A Moraitaki-Tsami and Jan Lindhe and F J Mitsis},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 9},
  pages={
          656-61
        }
}
The aim of the present study was to compare epidemiological data of periodontal disease obtained from a sample of adults by means of different, commonly employed, partial and full-mouth index systems, in order to explore the amount of discrepancy attributed to the methodology per se. 169 dentate subjects, aged 25-64 years, were subjected to a clinical examination, including circumferential probing assessments of pocket depth (PPD) and attachment level (PAL) at all teeth present. The individual… CONTINUE READING
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