Patient Profile: Patient is a 70-year old retired White Caucasian male; Height: 5ft, 10”; Weight: 230 lbs
Chief Complaint: “After all my dental visits, I still have a really dry mouth.”
Dental History: The patient has been receiving regular dental care during the past 18 months including non-surgical periodontal therapy.
Medical History: The patient has type 2 diabetes, hypertension, GERD and had a full hip replacement 2 years ago. His orthopedic surgeon requested pre-medication prior to any dental work. He is allergic to Penicillin. His Hb A1c value is 7.2%.
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Based on the patient’s history and clinical findings, the true Risk Factors for periodontal disease that this person possesses are:
What BEST describes the type of implants this patient has?
What BEST describes the osseous defects viewed radiographically on tooth #29?
Based on the clinical and radiographic findings, which of the following implants have a poor prognosis?
The dental hygienist can BEST assist the patient’s chief complaint by:
Based on his medical history, gingival condition and clinical findings, what oral hygiene recommendations would you make for this patient?
The patient’s orthopedic surgeon has requested pre-medication prior to any dental procedure. What would be the most appropriate course of action?
Based on the patient’s HbA1c value, how would you council the patient?
What is the radiolucent area superimposed over the ramus and neck of the mandibular condyle appearing on the panoramic radiograph?
Taking into consideration, this patient’s history, bleeding score, periodontal and radiographic findings, what is the best general diagnosis of his condition according to the 2019 AAP Classification of Periodontal and Implant Diseases?
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