Mild

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Disease profile - Mild

Primary care and prevention, delivered mainly by a Dental Hygienist

GINGIVITIS

  • Plaque and/or calculus
  • Bleeding on probing (≥ 10% of sites)
  • Shallow periodontal pockets (≤ 4 mm)
  • No bone loss on radiograph

 

MEASURING POCKET
DEPTH USING A PROBE

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  • Recall for supportive periodontal therapy (SPT) once or twice per year
  • Professional Mechanical Plaque Removal (PMPR)
  • Polish tooth surfaces (bristle brush, rubber cup, and air polisher to be adapted to the patient) to prevent plaque reaccumulation
  • Oral Hygiene Instructions (OHI) and professional homecare recommendations
  • Continuous risk assessment and risk factor control

 

Treatment Goals

  • Enhance dental biofilm/plaque control for good oral hygiene
  • Eliminate clinical signs of inflammation
  • Avoid progression to periodontitis
  • Maintain long-term periodontal health

Total score

  • Red and swollen gums de
  • Plaque and/or calculus
  • Bleeding on probing (>10% of sites)
  • Shallow periodontal pockets (<4mm)
  • No bone loss on radiographs
  • *Low scores may also indicate periodontal health

FDI recommends that patients with MILD disease profile should be recalled every 6 - 12 months, 4-6 months for MODERATE and 3-4 months for SEVERE. By enabling this function you will receive an email reminder to contact this patient within the given period.