Promising Evaluation System Becoming Available Validation of an Algorithm for Chronic Periodontitis Risk Assessment and Prognostication: Risk Predictors, Explanatory Values, Measures of Quality, and Clinical Use

  • Published 2010

Abstract

Background: Periodontal disease has a varied and multifactorial etiology making a predictable prognosis difficult. Periodontitis affects 8% to 10% of the population and has been shown to be progressive in nature if not treated with individual supportive therapy. It is a biogenetic disease, rather than just a plaque-dependent process. However, the primary… (More)

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