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Measure: Periodontal Disease - Prevalence   #081100

Definition: A measure by clinical examination of the existence of the current inflammation of the hard (bone) and soft tissues that surround and support the teeth.

Purpose: To estimate the prevalence of oral diseases and to conduct analytic investigations of associations of a variety of social, behavioral, contextual, medical, genetic, and biologic phenotypic characteristics with oral disease prevalence.

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Keywords: Oral health, Periodontal disease, Clinical examination, Gums

Measure Release Date: December 30, 2009

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