October 22, 2020

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Extractions Feline Dental Disease Pet Care

Feeding and Caring for a Cat with No Teeth

Cats start out with 30 adult teeth, including 12 incisors, 4 canines (fangs) 10 premolars, and 4 molars. Most cats...
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Pet Care

What does a discolored dog tooth mean for your pet?

A discolored dog tooth can be extremely concerning for pet owners, and for good reason. A discolored tooth can occur...
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Pet Care

How to Tell if Your Dog Has an Oral Tumor

Cancer—one of the most frightening words you’ll ever hear when it comes to your pet’s health. Let’s look at some...
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Pet Care

How to Care for Your Pet After Jaw Surgery

  Facial fractures are fairly common and dealing with your pet’s broken jaw can be challenging. It’s tough to see...
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Newsletter

Our Board Certified Veterinary Dentist is On-Site in Bozeman, MT Full-Time!

  Hello to our Montana Pet Dental family! Did you know that our board certified veterinary dentist, Dr. Tony Woodward,...
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Feline Dental Disease Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Feline Juvenile Onset Gingivitis/Periodontitis (FGOG/P)

Periodontal disease is common in feline practice. Without regular dental care, it usually becomes apparent after 3-5 years of age....
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Pet Dental Case that Surprised Even the Veterinary Dentist

Every now and then, I am still surprised by what I find in a pet patient's mouth. This case illustrates...
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Test your knowledge. Which tooth (or teeth) need treatment?

This month's case illustrates the importance of dental radiographs in treatment planning. Look at the following picture and the first...
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Periapical Lucencies (PAL)

In response to last month's newsletter, I received a question regarding the clinical significance of periapical radiographic lesions. The doctor...
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Teeny Tiny Fractures

Even very small dental fractures can sometimes lead to severe infection  inside the effected teeth. This dog presented with a...
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Hidden Pain from Base-Narrow Mandibular Canine Teeth

Base narrow mandibular premolar teeth (BNMCT) are commonly seen in small animal practice. When left untreated, various types of pathology...
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Hemisection and Root Canal Therapy of a Lower First Molar

A middle-aged SF Golden Retriever presented for evaluation of an oral mass near on the right lower first molar (409)...
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Repair of Oronasal Fistulas

An oronasal fistula (ONF) is a non-healing communication between the oral cavity and the nasal cavity. When the communication is...
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Extraction Complications: Part 3

The past two newsletters have covered common locations and reasons for complications of extraction. This month we will cover how...
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Extraction Complications: Part 2

Where do extraction complications occur and how can you avoid them? This month we continue the three part series on...
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Extraction Complications: Part 1

This month we are beginning a three part series on extraction complications. These three newsletters will cover the most common...
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Veterinary Dentistry Newsletter

Treating Dentigerous Cyst in Dogs

Missing teeth are common in veterinary dental practice, especially in smaller patients. It is important to obtain dental radiographs in...
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