Patient Profile: Patient is 57-year old White Caucasian male, 6’1” and weighs 190 lbs. He is currently in an alcohol rehabilitation program.
Chief Complaint: “I have bad breath and a dry mouth with a bad taste all the time. My partial denture does not fit.”
Dental History: His last dental appointment was to fabricate a mandibular removable partial denture. He has not had his teeth cleaned in the past 6 years. After completing his dental work, he lost interest in maintaining his teeth.
Medical History: Patient was diagnosed with prostate cancer 5 years ago and underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatments lasting 9 months. He has a family history of cancer, hypertension, depression, cardiovascular disease and alcoholism. He has numerous allergies to pollen, dust, bee stings, cats, shellfish and Penicillin. He was recently diagnosed with gout and arthritis in each knee. He experiences frequent asthmatic attacks. His daily medications are: 81 mg aspirin, (Fluoxetine hydrochloride) Prozac®, (Aripiprazole) Abilify®, (Dutasteride) Avodart®, (Aloprim) Allopurinol®, (Naproxen) Aleve®, (Valsartan) Diovan®, (Lovastatin) Mevacor®, (Indomethacin) Indocin®, (Albuterol sulfate) Proventil®, (Ipratropium bromide) Atrovent®. His blood pressure was recorded at 155/95.
Bleeding Index: 35%
Plaque Free Score: 40%