Dental Indices

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What is the abreviation for Plaque Index

PI1

What does the plaque index measure

the thickness of plaque at gingiva

What is another name for Plaque index

silness and loe

Which teeth/surfaces are scored with the plaque index

all teeth, near gingiva

Is the plaque index reversible or irrerversible

reversible

What is another name for the patient hygiene performance (PHP) index

Podshadley and Haley

What does the PHP measure

plaque and debris

What teeth/surfaces are scored with the PHP

ramfjord teeth-five surfaces

Is PHP reversible

yes

What is another name for plaque control record

O'Leary Plaque Score

What does Plaque Control Record measure

biofilm

What teeth/surfaces does the plaque control record index score

all teeth-four or six surfaces

Is the plaque control record index reversible

yes

What does the Tureskey Modification of the Quigley Hein Plaque Index measure

plaque at the gingival margins

What teeth/surfaces does the Tureskey Mod of QH index score

all teeth-buccal and lingual surfaces

Is Tureskey reversible?

yes

What's another name for the calculus index

Volpe Manhold Calculus Assessment Method

What does the calculus index measure

calculus formation

What teeth/surfaces does the calculus index score

lingual incisors, facial/lingual of all others

Is the calculus index reversible

yes

What does the Sulcus Bleeding Index (SBI) measure

gingival sulcus bleeding

Which teeth/surfaces does the SBI score

all teeth-4 surfaces

Is SBI reversible

yes

What is another name for the Gingival Bleeding Index (GBI)

Carter and Barnes

What does the GBI measure

gingival inflammation by the absence or presence of bleeding

Which teeth/surfaces does the GBI score

proximal areas between teeth

Is GBI reversible

yes

What is Eastman Interdental Bleeding Index (EIBI) also called

Abrams, Caton, Polson

What does the EIBI measure

presence of inflammation by presence of bleeding

Which teeth/surfaces does the EIBI score

each interdental area

Is EIBI reversible

yes

What is another name for the Gingival Index (GI)

Loe and Silness

What does the GI measure

severity of gingivitis

Which teeth/surfaces does GI score

all teeth-four gingival areas

Is GI reversible

yes

What is another name for Modified Gingival Index (MGI)

Lobene

What does MGI measure

onset of gingivitis

Which teeth/surfaces does MGI score

full mouth or just ramfjord-gingival areas

Is MGI reversible

yes

What does Russell's Periodontal Index (PI) measure

the effects of periodontal disease

Which teeth/surfaces does Russell's PI score

all teeth

Is Russell's PI reversible?

I can be reversible if it is 0-1, or irreversible if it is an 8

What does Ramfjord Periodontal Index (PDI) measure

the gingival status of a periodontal diseased patient

Which teeth/surfaces are scored in the PDI

all teeth or just ramfjord

Is Rmfjord Periodontal Index reversible?

It can be both, depending on the status of the client

What does Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPITN) measure

if a person needs perio treatment

Which teeth/surfaces does the CPITN score

all teeth

What does Dean's Fluorosis Index measure

levels of fluorosis in a community

Which teeth/surfaces does Dean's score

all teeth

Is Dean's reversible

yes

What does the Tooth Surface Index of Fluorosis (TSIF) measure

fluorosis

Which teeth/surfaces does TSIF score

permanent and unrestored teeth

Is TSIF reversible

yes

What does the Decayed, Missing, Filled Teeth Index (DMFT) measure

it is a baseline date of how many DMFT's were before and then after. ex: testing a new product

Which teeth/surfaces does the DMFT score

28 permanent teeth

is DMFT reversible

no

What does the Decayed, Missing, and Filled Surfaces (DMFS) measure

how many surfaces have those characteristics before and after

Which teeth/surfaces does the DMFS score

28 permanent teeth-5 surfaces on each tooth

Is DMFS reversible

no

What does the Decayed, indicated for extraction, filled teeth index (deft) measure

how many deft are before and after, in children

Which teeth/surfaces does the deft score

20 deciduous teeth

Is deft reversible

no

What does the decayed, missing, filled teeth (dmft) measure

how many dmft before and after, in children

Which teeth/surfaces in the dmft are scored

12 deciduous teeth-4 or 5 surfaces

Is dmft reversible

no

What does the Simplified Oral Hygiene Index (OHIS) measure

debris and calculus

Which teeth/surfaces are measured in the OHIS

3, 8, 14, 19, 24, and 30-facial/buccal and lingual surfaces

Is the OHIS reversible

yes

What does the Plaque Free Score measure

if teeth are biofilm free

Which teeth/surfaces does teh Plaque Free Score Index score

all teeth surfaces

Is the Plaque Free Score reversible

yes

What does the Root Caries Index (RCI) measue

root surface lesions

Which teeth/surfaces are measured with the RCI

teeth with gingival recession b/c root caries are associated with gingival recession

Is the Root Caries Index reversible

no

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