Errors in measuring parameters associated with periodontal health and disease.

@article{Kingman1991ErrorsIM,
  title={Errors in measuring parameters associated with periodontal health and disease.},
  author={Albert Kingman and Harald L{\"o}e and Age Anerud and Hans E. Boysen},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={1991},
  volume={62 8},
  pages={477-86}
}
The intra-examiner reliability for the Plaque Index (PII), Calculus Index (CI), Gingival Index (GI), and periodontal loss of attachment (LA) was evaluated in 2 different physical and clinical environments. Examiner reliability for each index was consistently better when clinical evaluations were performed in an office setting on subjects who had low levels of periodontal disease than under more difficult field conditions evaluating subjects with higher disease levels. In an office environment… CONTINUE READING

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