Patient complained about poor function - “I have holes on the lower tooth at the back, I want fillings so I can chew”
Patient also concerned about aesthetic appearance – “I want my front teeth, which were chipped, to be fixed”
History of main complaint:
Pain sensation, not continuous and especially when something cold is applied to the cavity. Patient noticed it for about one week previous to the appointment.
About a year ago patient came in for an extraction and amalgam restorations.
Hereditary – Patients father diagnosed with Diabetes, Hypertension and Gout.
Patient – Patient has Asthma and Gout.
Medication – Gout : Voltaren
Asthma : Budaflam pump
Half a Disprin (every alternate day)
Medical history record dated and signed by the patient.
Patient deemed fit for treatment.
Extra-oral Exam :
External abnormalities – NAD (Nothing Abnormal Detected)
Palpable lymph nodes – No regional lymphadenopathy
Oral mucosa, Oropharynx- NAD
Temporomandibular Joint – NAD
Intra-oral Exam :
Subjective impression of the mouth :
Satisfactory oral hygiene, many amalgam restorations, some gingival recession visible on posteriors, minimal calculus and plaque. No periodontitis.
Diagnostic Procedures & Special Investigations :
Percussion and Palpation
Vitality Testing :
- using heated gutta percha and ethyl chloride
• Electric Pulp Tester
• “Dentine” Test
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