TYPE: House Call
SPECIAL NEED: nonambulatory, dementia
MEDICAL HISTORY: COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder), hypertension, gout, seizure disorder, left leg amputation
CHIEF COMPLAINT: Traumatic ulcer on the lower lip from broken teeth
MAINTENANCE CARE: Caregiver
BACKGROUND: Germaine loved to eat LifeSavers and kept a bowl of them near her bed. Her concern was that her loose, sharp teeth were cutting into her lips and it was becoming harder to chew properly. She wanted her esthetics restored so that she would feel presentable around her family and especially the grandchildren during the holidays.
Generalized moderate horizontal bone loss
Periapical Pathology #2, 3, 5, 6, 14, 17, 20, 24, 25, 31
Root tips #2, 3, 7, 12, 13, 14 ,17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 31
Caries #5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 20, 27, 28
Extraction of all remaining teeth
Complete maxillary and mandibular dentures
TREATMENT DETAILS: Germaine’s treatment was completed over several home visits.
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