Patient Profile: Patient is a 48-year old White Caucasian female, 5’2” and weighs 110 lbs.
Chief Complaint: “My teeth are really sensitive and my gums bleed when I brush my teeth.”
Dental History: She does not receive annual dental examinations and the last dental hygiene appointment was 9 months ago.
Medical History: She reports having frequent kidney infections as a young woman. She has a family history of diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. Her daily medications include: 81 mg aspirin, (Hydrochlorothiazide) Microzide®, OTC antihistamines, 1000 mg calcium citrate and 2000 IU’s Vitamin D.
Bleeding Index: 55%
Plaque Free Score: 30%