periodontal index

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Any of a number of measurements which represent the disease status of the periodontal tissues as a numerical value. These include plaque and calculus indices (See greene–vermillion index), the gingival bleeding index, the mobility index, and the sulcus bleeding index.

Subjects: Dentistry.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.