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ORAL ATP – Gingivitis and Plaque Grading

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Although the social class was not homogeneous in the study group, it should be noticed that these subjects were seeking free treatment at the University. Four surfaces per tooth buccal, lingual, mesial and distal were examined in every permanent and deciduous tooth except for third molars in the mothers group. GI 2 — Moderate gingivitis with a wider band of inflammation and bleeding upon probing.

June 21, – Accepted: Search within my subject specializations: The clinical findings were also correlated with siilness social conditions and oral hygiene habits. Related Content ‘gingival index’ can also refer to Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Correlation analysis between plaque and gingival indexes in the group of children C and in the group of mothers M are shown in Table 2.

A method of recording the clinical severity of gingival inflammation.

Periodontal Examination — Gingivitis and Plaque Grading

Graphical analyses were used to profile examiner styles with respect to using the GI index. Please review our privacy policy. Only 3 subjects in the mothers group presented distances values higher than 5mm. The reported behavioral and social factors were correlated to plaque and gingival indexes of children and their mothers. Plaque Index in the children was correlated to variables such as mother’s frequency of flossing, mother’s support during child’s toothbrushing and mother’s having a job.


PI 3 — Plaque covering greater than two-thirds of the buccal tooth surface. Although no clinically significant correlation in plaque or periodontal indexes between mothers and their children could be found, mothers awareness to oral health, represented by flossing and attention to child’s oral hygiene, was significantly correlated to children’s better oral health.

Five to 7 days after the group 2 prophylaxis, all subjects were examined for GI. Medicine and health — Dentistry.

Oral health behavior of 6-year-old Danish children. Plaque and gingivitis in the deciduous and permanent dentition.

Children’s plaque index was silnexs reduced when their mothers answered that they flossed “always”, showing that mother’s frequency of flossing may reflect their awareness of the importance of oral hygiene, which could be transmitted and stimulated in the children. A prospective single-center, examiner-blind study comparing the effects of a staggered prophylaxis on gingivitis was then conducted, where a difference in gingivitis was created between two balanced groups by providing subjects a prophylaxis at two staggered time points.

Initial acquisition of mutans streptococci by infants: Mothers who did not present first molars and incisors were excluded from the study group. Periodontal conditions in children have been a subject of researches for decades Bimstein and Ebersole 4; Matsson 13; Matsson and Goldberg 14; Parfit 17; Peretz, et al. Mother’s and child’s plaque and gingival indexes were recorded during clinical examination.

Periodontal disease in pregnancy I. Ginguval role of dental plaque as the primary etiologic agent in gingivitis has been demonstrated in classic studies of experimental gingivitis silnes adults Theilade, et al.

Children’s Gingival Index was correlated to the variables mother’s frequency of flossing, mother with idex job, children’s frequency of tooth brushing and children’s age. The objective of this work was to develop an understanding of how clinicians experienced with GI differ with respect to how they apply GI and to assess the impact of different examination styles on statistical outcomes and magnitude of treatment differences.


How to cite this article. Dental knowledge, attitude and behavior in year-old dutch suburban children. In addition, preventive measures alone, aiming to control plaque accumulation, might not be effective in ginngival destructive periodontal disease Albandar, et al. Mothers’ total gingival index was influenced by the fact of having a job. The patients had not taken antibiotics at least for the last three months before the exam. Evaluation of reliability and reproducibility of dental indices.

Plaque development and gingivitis in the primary dentition. From the statistical analyses Pearson correlation test, student test and Covariance analysisit was possible to conclude that there was a greater correlation between the plaque and gingival indexes in the mothers’ group than in the children’s group.

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Importantly, the implementation of arbitrary thresholds e. The reported behavior and social status were also correlated to clinical indexes in children, and the results are shown in Table 5. Varying examiner lpe impact the structure of resulting data. April 26, – Modification: Medicine and health Dentistry GO. No significant correlation tingival mother and child was obtained by analyzing the gingival index.