Evaluation of tongue coating indices.

  title={Evaluation of tongue coating indices.},
  author={Tord Lundgren and Andrea Mobilia and Hadar Hallstr{\"o}m and Jan H Egelberg},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  volume={13 2},
AIM The purpose of this study was to determine inter-examiner reproducibility of two modified Winkel tongue coating indices and to study the relationship between each of these two indices and the amount of tongue coating as determined by wet weight of scrapings from the dorsum of the tongue. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-five participants were selected for the study from among dental students. The selection was made to assure that a wide range of degrees of tongue coating were represented. Two… CONTINUE READING

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