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The community periodontal index of treatment needs (CPITN) procedure for population groups and individuals.
Assessment of periodontal status in dental fluorosis subjects using community periodontal index of treatment needs.
Dental examiners evaluated the periodontal condition of subjects using an 8-point periodontal index. This index was used to obtain a score on each tooth in the mouth, and then an average score was computed for each individual.
The periodontal examination was performed as per Community Periodontal index of Treatment needs (CPITN).
Besides, the State Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) and the Community Periodontal Index (CPI) were also used.
The periodontal examination of the subjects was performed as per Community Periodontal index of Treatment needs (CPITN) [Ainamo et al, 1982].
To facilitate the statistical analysis, the subjects were grouped into two categories based on CPI scores; individuals in the control group had a community periodontal index of 0-2, whereas those in the periodontitis group had a community periodontal index of 3-4.
Also, a clinical approach was made using the oral Greene & Vermilion hygiene index and the index of community periodontal index of treatment needs (CPITN).
Goultschin et al.[3] showed that as the number of cigarettes smoked increased, the number of healthy sextants decreased, as was determined by a periodontal disease index based primarily on probing depths Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs (CPITN).
The examination was done using artificial light with a mouth mirror and CPITN (Community Periodontal Index Treatment Needs) probe.
Community Periodontal Index data were also ordered, thus, for both indices the ordinal nature of the data was taken into account in all analyses.