Annie Mills, LVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Periodontal disease is progressive-the dental chart tracks how a patient is progressing (or not) from cleaning to cleaning.
Regional nerve blocks as part of a total multi modal approach to pain management for the dental patient.
The number one reason owners do not comply with regards to dentistry is the fear of anesthesia, not cost as some would believe.
Understanding pain Terminology Nociception: the process by which signals generated by the stimulation of nociceptors are transmitted from the site of injury to the central nervous system and ultimately results in the perception of pain by the brain.
Defined as an inflammation and infection of the tissues surrounding the tooth, collectively called the periodontium.