Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry 2nd Edition

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry 2nd Edition PDF

By Heidi B. Lobprise

Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry 2nd Edition PDF presents essential information in a succinct, well-defined format for easy and quick access. This fully revised edition offers more color images, general updates from recent developments, and extensive revisions to the diagnostic and techniques sections, as well as additional information on charting with corresponding illustrations. New topics include exotic pets, including ferrets, prairie dogs, and chinchillas; oral pain management; home care; the technician in dentistry; and the business of dentistry.

  • Offers a quick reference for clinicians and students seeking dental information
  • Presents information in the popular, succinct Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format
  • Fully revised throughout, with more color images, information on recent advances, and revamped diagnostics and techniques sections, plus additional information on charting
  • Uses a consistent, step-by-step approach to diagnosing and treating dental disease
  • Provides new chapters on exotic pets, oral pain management, home care, the technician’s role, and practice management
  •  Includes access to a companion website offering client education handouts corresponding to the topics
Table of Contents

Contributors xi

Preface xiv

Acknowledgments xvii

Section I Diagnostics

Chapter 1 Oral Exam and Charting. 5

Chapter 2 Periodontal Probing 16

Chapter 3 Transillumination 24

Chapter 4 Intraoral Radiology 28

Section II Techniques

Chapter 5 Complete Dental Cleaning 61

Chapter 6 Root Planing: Periodontal Pocket Therapy 69

Chapter 7 Gingival Flaps 79

Chapter 8 Extraction Technique 95

Chapter 9 Oral Pain Management 115

Section III The Practice of Dentistry

Chapter 10 The Business of Dentistry 125

Chapter 11 Technicians and Dentistry 133

Section IV Oral/Dental Diseases (Developmental Oral/Dental Problems)

Chapter 12 Persistent (Retained) Deciduous Teeth 143

Chapter 13 Craniomandibular Osteopathy 148

Chapter 14 Enamel Hypocalcifi cation 152

Chapter 15 Eruption Disruption/Abnormalities 157

Chapter 16 Abnormal Number of Teeth (Decreased) 163

Chapter 17 Abnormal Number of Teeth (Increased) 168

Chapter 18 Abnormal Tooth Formation/Structure 173

Chapter 19 Dentigerous Cyst 178

Chapter 20 Tight Lip Syndrome 183

Chapter 21 Palatal Defects (Congenital) 186

Chapter 22 Bird Tongue (Microglossia) 192

Chapter 23 Malocclusions of Teeth 195

Section V Acquired Oral/Dental Diseases (Periodontal Problems)

Chapter 24 Halitosis 207

Chapter 25 Periodontal Disease: Gingivitis 211

Chapter 26 Periodontal Disease: Periodontitis 216

Chapter 27 Gingival Hyperplasia 224

Chapter 28 Oronasal Fistula 231

Chapter 29 Stomatitis 237

Chapter 30 Oral Ulceration and Chronic Ulcerative Paradental Stomatitis 243

Section VI Enamel and Dentin Problems

Chapter 31 Discolored Tooth/Teeth 251

Chapter 32 Dental Caries (Cavities) 258

Chapter 33 Attrition/Abrasion/Wear of Teeth 271

Section VII Endodontic Disease

Chapter 34 Tooth Fracture 279

Chapter 35 Tooth Root Abscess (Apical Abscess) 288

Chapter 36 Pulpitis 295

Section VIII Neoplasia

Chapter 37 Epulis 303

Chapter 38 Melanocytic Tumors (Oral) 310

Chapter 39 Fibrosarcoma 314

Chapter 40 Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Gingiva) 318

Chapter 41 Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Tongue) 322

Chapter 42 Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Tonsil) 326

Chapter 43 Odontoma 330

Chapter 44 Tumors of Lesser Prevalence 336

Chapter 45 Papillomatosis (Oral) 341

Section IX Trauma

Chapter 46 Maxillary and Mandibular Fractures 347

Chapter 47 Temporomandibular Joint: Dislocation/Luxation/Intermittent Open Mouth Locking 358

Chapter 48 Tooth Luxation or Avulsion 363

Section X Disorders Prevalent in Felines

Chapter 49 Tooth Resorption: Feline 369

Chapter 50 Caudal Stomatitis 380

Chapter 51 Chronic Osteitis/Alveolitis 384

Chapter 52 Oral Manifestations of Feline Infectious Diseases 389

Section XI Salivary and Other Special Problems

Chapter 53 Salivary Mucocele (Sialocele) 397

Chapter 54 Sialolith 402

Chapter 55 Salivary Gland Adenocarcinoma 405

Chapter 56 Masticatory Muscle Myositis. 408

Chapter 57 Trigeminal Neuritis (Idiopathic) 412

Chapter 58 Pemphigus Vulgaris 415

Chapter 59 Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex 420

Section XII Exotic Pets

Chapter 60 Small Mammal Dentistry 429


Appendix A The Use of Antibiotics in Veterinary Dentistry 441

Appendix B American Veterinary Dental College Nomenclature 442

Appendix C Dental Home Care 462

Glossary 467

Index 483

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