Table 4 : Comparison of the total DMFT scores, focusing on the MT component, and the percentage
of subjects presenting periodontal disease from similar population groups to those of the present
study and the OHIP-14 scores for these groups.


  DMFT* MT* % Perio Disease* (CPI 3 & 4) Mean OHIP-14 score

Young adults (35-44 yrs.) 14.1 5.2 27.5 1.1**
Senior citizens (65-74 yrs.) 21.0 17.2 59.9 2.1

*Results presented were obtained from Oulis et al. [13].
**Result obtained from Papaioannou et al. [21].

Papaioannou et al.Oral Biology and Dentistry  2015 3:1DOI : 10.7243/2053-5775-3-1