The assessment of periodontal status and treatment needs of the adult population aged 34-44 residing in Lublin province and visiting the dentist regularly
Original Article, Pol J Public Health 2014;124(2): 86-88
MAŁGORZATA STODÓŁKIEWICZ1, JOANNA KRAWCZYK2, JACEK SZKUTNIK1,
Introduction. Periodontitis is a group of inflammatory disorders affecting periodontal tissues. This condition manifests by a progressive destruction of the alveolar bone, subsequently leading to tooth loss. World Health Organization introduced Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs in order to gain data regarding periodontal health and treatment needs of people with periodontitis
periodontitis, periodontal index, public health.