The periodontal status of Jordanian adolescents measured by CPITN.

@article{Taani1995ThePS,
  title={The periodontal status of Jordanian adolescents measured by CPITN.},
  author={Q Taani},
  journal={International dental journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={382-5}
}
  • Q Taani
  • Published 1995 in International dental journal
The prevalence and severity of periodontal disease were assessed in 2039, 15-16 year old Jordanian adolescents using the Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPITN). The findings revealed that around 37 per cent of the subjects had a healthy periodontium (score 0), whilst 40 per cent had bleeding on probing (score 1). Calculus deposits (score 2) were found in 17.4 per cent of the subjects. Both shallow and deep pockets (scores 3 and 4) were present in only a small percentage of the… CONTINUE READING