Jeannie Losey, RVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Cats are different! Being obligate carnivores, they do not have chewing teeth, but instead have carnassial teeth that aid to cut up their food into manageable pieces.
The term prophylaxis originates from the original Greek, and means to guard or prevent. It applies to any medical term or public health procedure whose purpose is to prevent, rather than treat or cure disease.
This presentation will summarize the seven disciplines of dentistry, and familiarize the attendee with exodontics, periodontics, endodontics, orthodontics, prosthodontics, restorative dentistry, and oral surgery.
How important is oral hygiene? Just imagine what it would be like if you never brushed your teeth.
Diamond is a 12-year-old female spayed Dalmatian that was presented for swelling under the left eye for a two-week duration.
The implementation of veterinary dentistry is increasing in both private and specialty practices. More responsibility is being delegated to the technician, and the expansion of this service relies heavily on a well trained and informed staff.