Clinical scenario-based questions
The patient is 67 years old male complaining of gum recession and bleeding on brushing.
The patient is in good systemic health but smoking 5 cigarettes per day for the last 10 years.
The patient is missing all wisdom teeth and 17 was extracted due to deep caries lesion and fracture.
Periodontal chart shows average probing depth (PD) of 6-7mm on majority of his teeth, and attachment loss (CAL) of 5mm. The greatest bone loss of 65% is detected on 16 mesial. Horizontal furcation involvement of class II is evident on mesial of tooth 16 and on lingual of 37.
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