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Navy Plaque Index

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

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Description:

The Navy Plaque Index (NPI) was developed as part of the Navy Periodontal Screening Examination, along with the Navy Periodontal Disease Index. It reflects the plaque control status of the patient and emphasizes plaque in the cervical portion of the tooth which is in contact with the gingiva margins. Comparison of scores over time can help guide intervention to prevent periodontal disease.

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