Dentistry

It’s time to act on tooth fractures

Sticks and stones may break your veterinary patients’ teeth, but these words (from you) can really hurt them: “Let’s keep an eye on it.”

Top 5 ailments in senior dogs

Early detection of disease is key to maximizing an older dog’s quality of life. Teaching owners about common ailments can help these ptients get appropriate treatment sooner rather than later.

The ABCs of veterinary dentistry: X is for intraoral x-rays

Most of the tooth is located below the gumline and out of view. Intraoral radiography can yield invaluable diagnostic information about your patients’ oral health.

The ABCs of veterinary dentistry: When waiting is wishful thinking

When it comes to dental care, sometimes immediate action is a must for your patient’s health and comfort.

Episode 21: 3 key things missing in veterinary dentistry and what to do about it

On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast Dr Adam Christman is joined by veterinary dentist Dr Jan Bellows, who shares several key ways to improve dentistry at your practice.

Episode 17: Prebiotics and the oral microbiome in dogs and cats

On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, microbiologist and entrepreneur Emily Stein, PhD, shares her knowledge about the oral microbiome and offers advice for fighting harmful oral bacteria in pets.