Flashcards in Epidemiology of Periodontal Health and Disease Deck (15):
What percentage of people 35-44 years old have clinical attachment loss greater than two mm?
What percentage of people 55-64 years old have clinical attachment loss greater than two mm?
______ is the study of disease origin and spread, and pattern of disease development.
What is prevalence?
the number of cases of a disease per population at risk at a particular point in time.
What is incidence?
the number of NEW cases of a disease over a specific period of time
What is attachment level?
the distance from CEJ to junctional epithelium
Attachment loss preceeds bone loss by _____months.
Microbiota, smoking, medications, inflammation, and psychosocial factors are all _______ factors of disease.
______ of attached gingiva increases with increasing age because the clinical crown _____.
becomes more coronally situated
What is removed during a gingivectomy?
sulcular or marginal gingiva only
What is crown lengthening?
Removal of bone to increase the biological width
How is biologic width accurately measured?
By measuring the contralateral tooth. Only assume the width is 2mm if there is no tooth present
Papillon Lefevreis an autosomal _______ genetic disorder caused by a deficiency in _______.
Chediak-Higashi syndrome is a rare autosomal ______ genetic disorder caused by a mutation in the _____ gene (also called LYST) that influences lysosomal trafficking.