Medical History

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Sunday, 13 January, 2008 with 0 comments

Many of the removable prosthodontic patients we treat are geriatric; compromised health may have an impact upon treatment. The positive health factors should be in homeostasis against negative factors:

Positive Negative

Good general health Poor health

Periodontally stable Interceptive occlusal contacts

(+) Bone factor Periodontal disease

Good occlusion (-) Bone factor

Arch integrity Bad habit patterns

Good nutrition Poor nutrition

Any Medical History Review should include the following:





Category: Prosthodontics Notes



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