DentistryProper cleaning and maintenance of veterinary dental equipment can protect patients from cross-contamination and keep instruments in optimal working order.
DentistrySpecializing in any area of veterinary medicine opens many doors. Earning a VTS credential takes time, expertise, and money, but investing in yourself will pay off.
Treatment of periodontal disease in all veterinary patients is prudent, and the use of analgesia, including general anesthesia, is essential to the comprehensive treatment plan.
Oral disease is one of the most prevalent diseases in dogs and cats, yet 80% of companion animals do not receive dental care at the veterinary hospital.
Dental radiography is recommended whenever examination of the oral cavity reveals missing teeth and extraction is preferred to avoid cyst development and subsequent bone/tissue destruction.
There are many levels of concern regarding ergonomics and veterinary dentistry.
What is ergonomics and how does it relate to the practice of professional veterinary dentistry?
This article will help veterinary team members refresh themselves about common dental radiography procedures.