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Periodontal diagnosis is an important label that clinicians place on patients periodontal condition or disease. A well-structured and detailed history with a comprehensive and complete examination helps establish an accurate diagnosis. The patient's prognosis and treatment plan are almost entirely dependent on accurate clinical diagnosis. Despite extensive research into developing novel techniques for improved diagnostic quality, clinical diagnosis remains the mainstay of diagnosis. A thorough understanding of the patient's history and findings aids in the development of a personalised treatment plan that addresses all of the patient's specific needs.This article provides details; on the history of the patient with respect to medical, dental, personal, family aspect as well as thorough clinical examination assessing different components of the periodontium.