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Table 4 Presence of pocket probing depth (PPD) ≥4 mm using the screening subset for clinical attachment loss (CAL) ≥1mm

From: Screening for periodontal disease in research dogs - a methodology study

  All dogs (N = 98)
Tooth-pair examined % PPD positive dogs found % PPD positive teeth found
Max P4 37.5 67.3
+Max P3 51.8 78.9
+Max P2 53.6 80.3
+Max I1 57.1 81.6
+Max C 58.9 82.1
+Man M1 62.5 83.4
+Man I1 64.3 85.6
+Man P4 66.1 86.1
+Man M2 67.9 87.9
+Man P2 69.6 88.3
+Man I3 71.4 89.2
  1. The proportion of the total number of PPD ≥4 mm positive dogs, respectively, teeth that are identified by examination of the tooth pairs indicated for identifying CAL ≥1mm (sensitivity).