Clinical scenario-based questions
A male patient, DOB 1995 complains on bleeding on brushing, bad breath and recurrent discomfort and pain associated with posterior sites of the lower jaw.
Taking Nurofen while in pain, e.g. headache, suffers from chronic sinusitis
International student, studying Mathematics, currently year 2. Non-smoker, non-alcoholic. Noticed that usually breathes through his mouth
Regular dental visits while back home, however since has started studying does not have time for regular dental check-up. No tooth loss so far.
Initial examination results:
SBI >50%, API>70%,
Periodontal chart principal findings:
All present teeth affected
Greatest PD = 7mm
BOP + on majority of sites
GR – nil
Gingival margin – 4-5mm coronal to the CEJ due to swelling
No clinically detectable furcation involvement
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