Patient Profile: Patient is a 62-year old White Caucasian female returning for her 3 month recall/recare appointment.
Chief Complaint: "My bottom teeth seem to be getting longer and my gums seem to be disappearing."
Dental History: The patient has only received recall/recare appointments for the past five years.
Medical History: The patient was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and hypertension. She reports only one surgery, a hysterectomy 12 years ago. Her daily medications are: (Nisoldipine) Sular®, (Metformin hydrochloride) Glucophage® and 81 mg aspirin. Vital signs recorded: Blood Pressure RAS: 125/78; Pulse: 68 BPM; Respiration: 19 Breaths/Minute.