Perio Measurement Explanation

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The new Perio Measurements will be available in build 24.202 DB5531

 

Recession: *NEW* Distance from CEJ or restoration margin to the gingival margin, measured in mm. Replaces the old FGM measurement

Muco-Gingival Junction (MGJ): Distance from the recession to the end of the attached gingiva

Pocket Depth (PCKET): Distance from the recession to the bottom of the periodontal pocket

Clinical Attachment Loss (CAL): *NEW* Calculated in mm as distance from cementoenamel junction (CEJ) to the base of the probe able crevice (RECESSION + POCKET = CAL)

Furcation (FURC): For teeth that have more than one root, indicates the amount of bone loss in between the roots (furca)

Mobility (MOBIL): How loose a tooth is

Bleeding (BLEED): Amount of bleeding on probing

Suppuration (SUPUR): Denotes the presence of infection (pus)

Plaque (PLAQUE): *NEW* Layer of biofilm on tooth surfaces composed of microorganisms with discernible thickness and pH level

Calculus (CALCULUS): *NEW*Calcified bacterial plaque that forms above and below gum levels of tooth surfaces underneath a layer of non mineralized plaque

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