Clinical Scenarios

Chapter 3

Clinical Scenarios

Aim

This chapter outlines a range of clinical scenarios to enable you to work through the evidence-based process.

Outcome

By outlining how you would respond to these scenarios, you will be able to see how your responses compare with the evidence presented in the subsequent chapters.

Scenario A

A mother with two older children who have had experience of dental decay resulting in fillings and extraction wants to know how the same can be prevented in her newborn (Fig 3-1)?

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Fig 3-1 Scenario A.

Scenario B

It is Friday afternoon. An adult patient who is an irregular attender presents with history of a dull throbbing pain in a filled tooth that is tender to percussion. The patient is keen to retain the tooth and is going away for the weekend (Fig 3-2).

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Fig 3-2 Scenario B.

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