12 essential steps of dental cleaning & therapy
Considerations for veterinary dental procedures.
The concept that a pet is suffering from oral pain, infection, and inflammation that may not be apparent but is affecting their quality of life is ...
A comprehensive knowledge of oral and dental anatomy and physiology is imperative for recognizing and treating disease in the oral cavity and teeth.
Definitions that pertain to veterinary dental care guidelines.
It is important to communicate with pet owners the importance of dental disease prevention strategies, beginning at the first visit and then...
Prevention of periodontal disease begins at the first visit, either for a puppy or kitten, as well as for a new adult patient.
The long-held dogma that specific oral bacteria are directly responsible for infection in distant organs is oversimplified and difficult to prove.
A thorough history of patient health should always include an evaluation and update on systemic maladies as well as an evaluation and review of ora...
Periodontal disease (PD) staging is most accurate when performed in an unconscious patient after intraoral radiographs and periodontal probing.