Periodontal treatment needs in a native island community in Colombia determined with CPITN.

  title={Periodontal treatment needs in a native island community in Colombia determined with CPITN.},
  author={Adalina Orozco and Angela Maria Franco and German Omar Ramirez-Ya{\~n}ez},
  journal={International dental journal},
  volume={54 2},
AIMS To identify the prevalence and different degrees of periodontal disease in an isolated community (Isla Grande, Colombia) with no dental services and low educational level with the use of CPITN, and to establish periodontal treatment needs in different age groups. RESULTS Of 116 people examined, 0.9% were in periodontal health (CPITN value 0), 18.1% had gingival bleeding (CPITN value 1), 51.7% had supra or subgingival calculus (CPITN value 2), 18.1% presented pockets 3.5-5.0 mm deep… CONTINUE READING

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