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Periodontal Index

"Periodontal Index" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A numerical rating scale for classifying the periodontal status of a person or population with a single figure which takes into consideration prevalence as well as severity of the condition. It is based upon probe measurement of periodontal pockets and on gingival tissue status.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Periodontal Index" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Periodontal Index" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 110 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2011 and 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.