Case number: 001
Key words:periodontal disease, caries, defective restorations, missing teeth
Developers: Dr. Greg Wall/Dr. Henry Fischbach
Date: June, 2000

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Introduction Peggy R., arrived at the OSU Dental clinic, September, 1998, for an initial exam.. During the screening appointment, she said it had been six years since she had seen her family dentist, and that she was sure that she had some older, broken down fillings which needed to be replaced.  She also had the desire to replace some of her missing lower teeth.  Approximately a week after our initial appointment, she came into the clinic complaining of an extreme sensitivity in her upper right molar and excruciating pain that had been waking her up the last couple of nights.  This indicated that she needed immediate dental care bfore starting phase II therapy.

The patient is a 67 year-old, white female.  She is a retired secretary who presently does not carry any dental insurance.  She had previously been helping her children with their living expenses, but now, they all seem to be doing well and can independently support themselves.  As a result, she has some money and a terrific attitude towards fixing her broken down teeth and maintaining her existing dentition.

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