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Patient: 58 year old female with managed cholesterol levels and managed hypertension.
Chief Complaint: Sensitivity to hot and cold
Dental History: The patient presented with a history of vague sensitivity in the maxillary right posterior area but the findings were equivocal and could not be localized to a single tooth. Multiple occlusal adjustments by the patient’s restorative dentist due to excursive nonworking cusp interferences. The patient continued to complain of pressure thermal sensitivity over the course of 1 year and was referred for endodontic evaluation and treatment.
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