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Facility requirements

Excellent dental care for canine and feline patients requires an efficient, organized, and safe work environment. As a result of environmental contamination that occurs during many dental procedures, a dedicated space in a low-traffic area separate from the sterile surgical suite is necessary. Other requirements include appropriate ventilation, an anesthetic scavenging system, and adequate surgical lighting and magnification. This allows adequate visualization for oral treatments and surgery. The procedure table must be impervious and sanitizable and allow for drainage because dental procedures typically produce a large amount of water.

These guidelines are supported by generous educational grants from
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., CareCredit, Hill’s ® Pet Nutrition Inc., and Midmark