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Four Point Scale of Axelsson for Predicting Caries Risk Based on PFRI Score and Streptococcus mutans Levels

Specialty:

Otolaryngology
Nutrition

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Axelsson developed a 4-point scale for predicting the risk of developing caries based on the Plaque Formation Rate Index (PFRI) and salivary level of Streptococcus mutans (SM). This can help identify patients who may benefit from preventative therapies and closer monitoring. The author is from Karlstad, Sweden.

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