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Role of Risk Assessment in Periodontology

Ananya S Venkatesan, Priyadarshini Govindarajan, Elsie S Ebenezer

Citation Information : Venkatesan AS, Govindarajan P, Ebenezer ES. Role of Risk Assessment in Periodontology. 2020; 9 (1):27-29.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10085-8119

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 03-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Proper diagnosis along with the identification and modification of risk factors helps in prevention and successful treatment of periodontal disease. Patients who are considered to have a higher expectancy for developing the disease can be identified by the dental professionals by assessing the risk using the tools for risk assessment. Assessing the risk for developing periodontal disease in a patient reduces the need for complex treatment of the periodontium and improves oral health.


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