Parameter on comprehensive periodontal examination. American Academy of Periodontology

J Periodontol. 2000 May;71(5 Suppl):847-8. doi: 10.1902/jop.2000.71.5-S.847.


The American Academy of Periodontology has developed the following parameter on comprehensive periodontal examination for periodontal diseases. Appropriate screening procedures may be performed to determine the need for a comprehensive periodontal evaluation. Periodontal Screening and Recording (PSR), a screening procedure endorsed by the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology, may be utilized.

Publication types

  • Guideline
  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Periodontal Diseases / diagnosis*