• DMFS
  • Another version proposed in 1931 counts each affected surface, yielding a decayed, missing, and filled surfaces (DMFS) index. (wikipedia.org)
  • dental
  • The decayed, missing, and filled teeth (DMFT) index was assessed during a clinical dental examination and questions regarding dental care services utilization, oral hygiene behavior, current self-perceived mouth dryness, socio-demographic parameters, and health behavior variables were obtained through a face-to-face interview. (frontiersin.org)
  • The decay-missing-filled (DMF) index or decayed, missing, and filled teeth (DMFT) index is one of the most common methods in oral epidemiology for assessing dental caries prevalence as well as dental treatment needs among populations and has been used for about 75 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • oral health
  • This suggests that oral health programs have not yet reached the expected health indexes according to international regulations, as well as the need to develop new research projects directed toward identifying disease severity and the factors that are detrimental to oral health. (scielo.org.mx)
  • Search
  • In an effort to make the website more dynamic, the community part of the site was added around 2000, in the form of message boards and an indexed search engine. (wikipedia.org)
  • ratio
  • opsonic index a measure of opsonic activity determined by the ratio of the number of microorganisms phagocytized by normal leukocytes in the presence of serum from an individual infected by the microorganism, to the number phagocytized in serum from a normal individual. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • years
  • Other research published by the Social Security Administration in 2002 suggests that for most years since 1973, 93 percent to 96 percent of deaths of individuals aged 65 or older were included in the DMF. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • By optimizing exposures, these multi-factor indexes have produced high, persistent and controllable factor exposures from a focused selection of stocks. (msci.com)
  • ATRP are successful at leading to polymers of high number average molecular weight and a narrow polydispersity index when the concentration of the propagating radical balances the rate of radical termination. (wikipedia.org)
  • level
  • These indexes combine four well-researched factors - value, momentum, size and quality - with a control mechanism designed to keep volatility close to the level of the market. (msci.com)
  • made
  • One thing needs to be made checked before removing - there may be some indexes that have been created for read-only tables (so, no updates) and they are used by some scheduled (eg. (sql-server-performance.com)
  • specific
  • The Joconde listing details are highly structured, using a special vocabulary, which allows for very specific and accurate searches, helped as well by the index. (wikipedia.org)