purpose has been the evaluation of gingival inflammation in children. Gingival Index (GI). The Gingival Index (Löe and Silness, ) was. Download scientific diagram | Gingival index of Loe and Silness from publication: Correlation of oral health of children with acute leukemia during the induction. Download scientific diagram | Gingival index (Loe and Silness ) from publication: A comparative evaluation of topical and intrasulcular application of.

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Other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Search within my subject specializations: The composition of subgengival microflora in two groups of children with and without primary dentition alveolar bone loss. Periodontal conditions in children have been a subject of researches for decades Bimstein and Ebersole 4; Matsson 13; Matsson and Goldberg inded; Parfit 17; Peretz, et al.

Medicine and health Dentistry Lpe. Periodontal disease in pregnancy I. The calculus index refers to the amount of calculus on a tooth. Mothers’ total gingival index was influenced by the fact of having a job.

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A dentist interviewed children’s mothers about their oral hygiene habits and social economical conditions using a questionnaire.

Although the gingival index and sulcus bleeding index have been widely used as indicators of periodontal status, there is some disagreement among investigators as to their meaning and significance.

A longitudinal clinical and bacteriological investigation. J Clin Periodontol ; Show Summary Details Overview gingival index. Periodontal disease in pregnancy II. No significant correlation between mother and child was obtained by analyzing the gingival index.

Periodontal status in childhood and early adolescence: Transmission of oral Prevotella melanonogenica between a mother and her young child. Mother’s and child’s plaque and gingival indexes were recorded during clinical examination. CI 3 — Calculus covering greater than two-thirds of the buccal tooth surface and extending sub-gingivally.

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Children’s gingival indexes increased with age and decreased when they brushed their teeth more often, when their mothers had a job and when their mothers declared they are used to flossing every day. There were 4 distinct styles employed by these experienced clinicians. PI 1 — Scattered plaque silnees less than one-third of the buccal tooth surface.

Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single entry from a reference work in OR for personal use for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice. Children’s plaque index was also 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.

The aim of the present study was to assess the periodontal conditions in terms of plaque and gingival indexes and alveolar bone loss of mothers and children with mixed dentition.

Comparison of gingival index and sulcus bleeding index as indicators of periodontal status

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.

Information about medical and dental history of each subject was obtained during the anamnesis. Significant correlations between plaque and gingival indexes were found in both groups. Dental knowledge, attitude and behavior in year-old dutch suburban children. The silndss plaque and gingival indexes in these mothers may reflect an increased self-esteem, need for a better appearance and possibility of getting more information than those at home. Plaque and gingival indexes were calculated separately for every gngival and child.

Declared family income or the socioeconomic class did not influence the oral health of the groups, in contrast to the results found in other studies MacGregor, Baldin 11; Tan, et al. The influence of some behavioral and social factors in plaque and gingival indexes of mothers and children was assessed by using the covariance analysis tests.


Sign in to annotate. Evaluation of reliability and reproducibility of dental indices. During the mixed dentition, similar amounts of gingival inflammation are observed in permanent and deciduous teeth Matsson and Goldberg 14; Ramberg, et al.

Periodontitis will usually be present. See also sulcus bleeding index.

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CI 1 — Scattered calculus covering less than one-third of the buccal tooth surface. Pearson’s correlation test was done in order to determine the correlation between: Only 3 subjects in the mothers group presented distances values higher than 5mm. In the present study, a very homogeneous population with a well-limited age range was analyzed, differing from other studies in the literature Beaty, et al. The study group was formed by thirty pairs of mothers 29 to 49 years old, mean In the children’s group, the eventual absence of proximal contact in the region of incisors may have also contributed to a lower plaque index.

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Effect of increased community and professional awareness of plaque control on the management of inflammatory vingival diseases. More Like This Show all results sharing these subjects: Periodontal disease; Plaque and gingival indexes; Oral hygiene habits; Mothers; Children.

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