oral health index

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A statistical measure that quantifies a number of aspects of an individual's oral health status and assigns them a numerical value.

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Burke F. J., Busby M., McHugh S., Delargy S., Mullins A., Matthews R. Evaluation of an oral health scoring system by dentists in general dental practice. Br Dent J 2003;194(4):215–18.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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