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Eastman Interdental Bleeding Index

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Gingival bleeding after a defined method of interproximal stimulation is a valid indicator for the presence of inflammation in the midinterproximal gingival tissues. The interdental bleeding index is a simple procedure for monitoring the gingival health of a patient. It can be used by patients to monitor their own gingival status between visits to the dentist. 

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