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The Plaque Formation Rate Index (PFRI) of Axelsson

Purpose:

To determine the amount of plaque accumulation at 24 hours after a dental cleaning using the Plaque Formation Rate Index (PFRI) of Axelsson.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

other testing, severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

K02

Description:

The Plaque Formation Rate Index (PFRI) of Axelsson describes the accumulation of dental plaque at 24 hours after a professional dental clearing. This index can help identify patients at increased risk for caries, as described below.

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