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Journal of PEARLDENT
Year : 2013, Volume : 4, Issue : 1
First page : ( 28) Last page : ( 35)
Print ISSN : 0976-0180. Online ISSN : 2229-4457.

Tools to measure periodontal risk- A mini review

Dr. Pulluri Rajanikanth1,*, Dr. Reddy N. Srinivas2, Dr. Kukkunuru Guru Ram Tej3, Dr. Chintalapani Srikanth4, Dr. Kiran Kotha5, Dr.  Himagiri6

1Professor and Head, Department of Periodontics, Triveni Dental College, Bilaspur

2Professor and Head, Department of Periodontics, Meghna Institute of Dental sciences, Nizambad, AP

3Post Graduate, Department of Periodontics, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, A. P.

4Professor and Head, Department of Periodontics, Mamata Dental College, Khammam, A. P.

5Reader, Dept of Periodontics, Triveni Dental College, Bilaspur

6Professor, Dept of Conservative & Endodontics, Triveni Dental College, Bilaspur

*Corresponding Author: Dr. Rajanikanth Pulluri, Professor and Head, department of periodontics, Triveni Dental College, Bilaspur

Online published on 2 May, 2013.

Abstract

The understanding of pathogenesis, incidence, progression, and severity of periodontal disease has been contributed by the identification of the periodontal risk factors, however the current methods of risk assessment are confusing, this article focuses on the various methods of periodontal risk assessment and some data related to the recent documented risk elements.

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Keywords

Periodontal risk, Risk assessment, Periodontal disease, Risk Factor.

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