Sandra Manfra Marretta, DVM, DACVS, DAVDC
Hear about the possible harmful effects of this practice.
Looking to make an investment for your practice this year? Put a digital dental radiography unit on your wish list, and you and your patients will all have happy and healthy smiles.
Hear how digital radiography systems can optimize the dental radiographs you capture.
Dental radiography is an essential component in the delivery of high quality dental care for dogs and cats. This seminar will focus on the value of taking dental radiographs, how to take digital dental radiographs, special features available with digital dental radiographic units, advantages and disadvantages of digital dental radiography, indications for taking dental radiographs, positioning for optimal dental radiographs, critiquing dental radiographs and the importance of recognizing dental radiographic lesions.
Decision making and techniques to simplify dental extractions in cats have been previous described.1-5 Proper perioperative planning and decision making regarding feline extractions can improve surgical outcome.
Two basic techniques for the repair of palatal defects are most commonly utilized. The first technique involves removal of the epithelium from the edges of the defect and complete periosteal elevation of the palatine mucosa bilaterally on each side of the cleft.