August 4, 2010



Anesthesia · Base-Narrow Mandibular Canine Teeth · Cats · Dogs · Extractions · Fractures · Tooth Resorption


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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