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

The composition of subgengival microflora in two groups of children with and without primary dentition alveolar bone loss. The variables that were associated to mother’s plaque index were mother’s age, frequency of flossing and the fact of having a job. One trained examiner performed the all clinical examination. Plaque development and gnigival in the primary dentition.

Löe and Silness Plaque Index (PI)

Medicine and health Dentistry GO. PI 2 — Plaque covering between one- and two-thirds of the buccal tooth surface. How to cite this article. Questionnaires answered by the mothers were used to collect information regarding the mother’s and the child’s habits of tooth hygiene and the mother’s job, instruction level and family income. 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.

Correlation study of plaque and gingival indexes of mothers and their children. GI 1 — Marginal gingivitis with minimal inflammation and edema at the free gingival.

Correlation study of plaque and gingival indexes of mothers and their children

Those who reported that they worked outside home presented the lowest values for total gingival index. There were 4 distinct styles employed by these experienced clinicians.

In the prospective study, all 12 examiners observed statistically significant differences between the prophylaxis treatment groups at the final visit for both mean number of bleeding sites and mean GI; the magnitude ranged from 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 siilness, ; Tan, et al.


Self-esteem as a predictor of tooth brushing behavior in young adolescents. The fact of having a job was the only significant variable that was associated to gingival index in the group of mothers.

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

See also sulcus bleeding index. Changes in periodontal status of children and young adolescence: Periodontal status in childhood and early adolescence: 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. Don’t have an account? Although the oldest children did not show the highest values for plaque accumulation, they exhibited the highest total gingival index values, indicating an increase in gingival reaction to dental plaque accumulation with age, as described in the literature Bimstein and Matsson 5gingval Matsson 13; Matsson and Goldberg 15 Abstract Although the gingival index and sulcus los index have been widely inxex as indicators of periodontal status, there is some disagreement among investigators as to their meaning and significance.

Acta Odontologica Scand ; 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. Lower correlation values between plaque and gingival indexes were obtained in the group of children than in the group of mothers.

Periodontitis will usually be present. This information may be also useful ginngival be aware that it is not very effective to direct the efforts in dental health education solely to the youngsters Tan, et al. Gihgival findings in spouses – A clinical, radiographic and microbiological study.


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. Search within my subject specializations: Twelve experienced clinicians participated. Periodontal disease; Plaque and gingival indexes; Oral hygiene habits; Mothers; Children.

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. A lower total gingvial index in the group of children was demonstrated when the mothers helped the children to brush their teeth.

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.

The data obtained between these reported variables and Total Plaque Index and in Total Gingival Index the mothers group anr shown in Table 4. No significant correlation between plaque and gingival indexes could be found between the pairs. Related Content ‘gingival index’ can also refer to The calculus index refers to the amount of calculus on a tooth. Only 3 subjects in the mothers group presented distances values higher than 5mm.

Experimental gingivitis in man. The role of dental plaque as the primary etiologic agent in gingivitis has been demonstrated in classic studies of experimental gingivitis in adults Theilade, et al.

However, very little is known about the correlation between the presence of periodontal disease in mothers and the establishment of gingival or periodontal disease in their children. Prevalence in patient groups and sjlness of biotypes and serotypes within families.