Patient Profile: Patient is a 67-year old White Caucasian female.
Chief Complaint: "I understand my teeth are an important part of my overall health."
Dental History: The patient has had routine dental care for the past 10 years.
Medical History: She had a hysterectomy 15 years ago due to cervical cancer. She currently takes: (Conjugated estrogens tablets) Premarin®, (Conjugated estrogens/Medroxyprogesterone acetate) Provera®, (Verapamil) Calan®, (Quinapril) Accupril®, (Indapamide) Lozol®, (Pentoxifylline) Trental®, (Glipizide) Glucotrol®, (Metformin) Glucophage® daily. Approximately nine months ago, she broke two fingers on her right hand and was in a cast for two months. She has undergone physical therapy since the cast was removed, yet has not regained full use of her dominant right hand. She had smoked for 15 years until recently.
Social History: Patient smoked for 15 years until recently.