October 22, 2020

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Primary Canine Tooth Extraction in Dogs

Extraction of primary canine teeth is commonly indicated in dogs. When permanent canine teeth first erupt, the corresponding primary tooth...
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My Least Favorite Extractions & Why

Introduction: Not all veterinary dental extractions are created equally. There are a few that I have grown to dislike more...
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Tooth Resorption in Dogs

Introduction Tooth resorption in dogs (TR) occurs in three primary patterns: internal resorption, idiopathic bony replacement resorption, and osteoclastic resorption...
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Unusual Presentation of Trismus

The patient, a 4 ½ year-old NM longhaired dachshund presented with a recent history of pain, difficulty when opening his...
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Acanthomatous Epulis Update

A recent JAVMA article by Fiani, et al. entitled "Clinicopathologic characterization of odontogenic tumors and focal fibrous hyperplasia in dogs:...
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Chronic Ulcerative Paradental Stomatitis

Chronic Ulcerative Paradental Stomatitis (CUPS) is a form of periodontal disease that causes red, raised, ulcerated lesions in the buccal...
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Interceptive Orthodontics

History: An eight-week old female German Shepherd puppy presented for evaluation of her occlusion. The owner stated the puppy was...
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Feline Tooth Resorption

Feline Tooth Resorption (FTR) is a disease of the teeth and periodontium of cats. Feline Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesion (FORL) is...
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Mandibular Fracture Repair

A variety of techniques may be utilized for the treatment of mandibular fractures. Intra-oral splints provide an excellent option for...
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Enamel Hypocalcification in Pet Teeth

Enamel Hypocalcification (EH) is a congenital condition of tooth enamel characterized by soft, chalky, mottled, or pitted areas in the...
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Regional Anesthesia for Veterinary Dental Patients: Part 2

Maxillary block (Figures 1 and 2) Area blocked: This block may also be accomplished via the infraorbital canal as detailed...
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Regional Anesthesia for Dental Patients: Part I

The use of regional anesthesia provides multiple benefits for your patients. Local anesthesia allows a decreased plane of general anesthesia,...
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