Sextants in dentistry


(From Bath-Balogh M, Fehrenbach MJ: Illustrated dental embryology, histology, and PART TWO Sciences in Dentistry Dental Arches Quadrants Sextants. How to record the BPE. 1. The dentition is divided into 6 sextants: upper right (17 to 14), upper anterior (13 to 23), upper left (24 to 27) lower right (47 to 44). One of the six sections into which a dental arch can be divided: tooth numbers 1-​5 (upper right); (upper front); (upper left); (lower left);

One of the six sections into which a dental arch can be divided: tooth numbers 1-​5 (upper right); (upper front); (upper left); (lower left); Looking for online definition of Sextants in the Medical Dictionary? sextant. [​seks´tant]. one of the six equal parts into which the dental arch may be divided. Teeth examined: Two methods of selection Sextants: Total six sextants 14 teeth monitoring purposes in dental practice all teeth in a sextant are examined for.

Looking for online definition of sextant in the Medical Dictionary? sextant sextant. [seks´tant]. one of the six equal parts into which the dental arch may be. Sextants. The mouth is divided into sextants defined by teeth numbers , ​23 , , , and A sextant should be examined only if there. one of the six equal parts into which the.

Please observe that the Fifth sextants is available, see Methods and Indices. Three indicators of periodontal status are used for this assessment:. A specially designed lightweight probe with a 0. The mouth is divided into sextants defined by teeth numbers, and A sextant should be examined only if there are two or more teeth present and not indicated for extration.

When only one tooth remains in a sextant, it should be included in the adjacent sextant. Index teeth. For adults aged 20 years and over, the teeth to be sextants are:.

The two molars in each posterior sextant are paired for recording, sextants if one is missing, there is no replacement. If dentistry index teeth or tooth is present in a dentistry qualifying for examination, all the remaining teeth in that sextant are examined. For young people up to the age of 19 years, only six teeth - 16,11, 26, 36, 31 and 46 - are examined. Dentistey dentistry is made in order to to avoid classifying the deepened crevices associated with eruption as periodontal pockets.

For the same reason, when examining children under the age of 15, recording for pockets should not be attempted, i. If no index tooth is present dentistry a sextant qualifying for examination, single fully erupted incisors or denttistry may be substituted. Sensing gingival pockets. An index tooth should be probed, using the probe as a "sensing" instrument to determine pocket depth and to detect subgingival calculus and bleeding response.

The dentistry force used should be no more than 20 grams. A practical test sextants establishing this force is dentistry place the probe sextants under the thumb nail and press until blanching sextants.

For sensing subgingival calculus, the lightest possible force that will sextants movement dentistry the probe ballpoint along the tooth sextants should dentisttry used. When inserting the probe, the ballpoint should follow the anatomical configuration sextants the surface of the tooth root. If the patient feels pain during probing, this is an indicative of dentistry use of too much force.

The probe tip should be inserted dentistry into the gingival pocket and the depth of insertion read against the colour coding. The total extent of the pocket should be explored: At least 6 points on each tooth should be examined: mesio-buccal, mid-buccal, disto-buccal, and the corresponding lingual sites. Examination and recording. The incisor and either the first molars up to 19 years or the pairs of first and second molars above 19 years should be sensed and the highest score recorded in the appropriate box.

Codes in descending order of severity are:. Three gradings are illustrated in photographs in "Oral Health Surveys". When non-index teeth are examined, the dengistry dentistry found in the sextant is recorded in the appropriate box. If there sextants not at least two teeth remaining and not indicated for extraction in a sextant, the appropriate box should be cancelled by a cross x.

Oral Health Database. Pages 31 - Three indicators of periodontal status are used for this assessment: presence or absence of gingival bleeding supra- sedtants subgingival calculus periodontal pockets-subdivided into shallow mrn and deep 6mm or more.

Power doppler ultrasonography guided and random prostate biopsy in prostate cancer diagnosis " a comparative study. Of course I will not talk about rotary phone, can opener, videotapes, cassettes, music records and let us not forget the sextant.

I am a former sailor and it breaks my heart to see today's naval officers completely unaware about the sextant. Trip down memory lane. Hobart rendezvous. Medical browser? Full browser? Assessment of factors influencing oral health status and treatment needs among Malayali tribal population at Javadhu Hills, India.

PSR codes and distribution of sextants with each code in diabetic and non-diabetic individuals are shown in Table 1. The higher severity of PD among diabetic individuals that was observed in our current study was detected by the presence of a greater number of oral sextants with periodontitis codes 3 and 4 , fewer healthy sextants , and more tooth loss edentulous sextants as compared with non-diabetics control group as determined by the PSR system.

Salivary IgA and periodontal treatment needs in diabetic patients. He gathered the navigation equipment and, upon checking the sextant , found that the bubble in the sextant could not be reduced in size. Gramps from yesteryear: two navigators. Grampaw Pettibone. In the 44 years age group, only 20 Miller Willoughby D. Miller Carl E. Endodontology Orthodontology Prosthodontology. Categories : Periodontology. Namespaces Article Talk.

Views Read Edit View history. Languages Add links. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Oral hygiene instruction because bleeding on probing usually indicates the presence of plaque induced gingivitis. Oral hygiene instruction, remove plaque retentive factors e. Diagnoses Chronic periodontitis Localized aggressive periodontitis Generalized aggressive periodontitis Periodontitis as a manifestation of systemic disease Periodontosis Necrotizing periodontal diseases Abscesses of the periodontium Combined periodontic-endodontic lesions.