Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion Small Animal Dentistry, 3rd Edition

Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion Small Animal Dentistry, 3rd Edition PDF

By Heidi B. Lobprise

Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion Small Animal Dentistry, 3rd Edition PDF delivers an expertly edited quick-reference guide to all aspects of small animal dentistry. The book comprehensively describes new technologies and techniques as well as updated classifications and terminology. Readers will enjoy fast access to basic knowledge and detailed instructions for a wide variety of techniques in small animal dentistry.

Newer technologies, like digital radiographs and advanced images, and newer techniques, like regional blocks, are combined with the latest in treatment information to provide readers with the most logically organized reference manual in the industry. The book’s companion website offers video clips and client education handouts perfect for use in a busy veterinary practice.

General practitioners will find this book to be a practical and indispensable resource. Readers will also enjoy:

  • A thorough discussion of small animal dentistry diagnostics, including oral exams and charting, periodontal probing, transillumination, and intraoral radiology and advanced imaging
  • An exploration of small animal dentistry techniques, including dental cleaning, root planing and periodontal pocket therapy, gingival flaps, extraction techniques, and oral pain management
  • Analyses of a wide variety of developmental oral and dental problems, including retained deciduous teeth, dentigerous cysts, and palatal defects

Perfect for small animal general veterinary practitioners, veterinary technicians, and veterinary nurses, ;Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry will also earn a place in the libraries of veterinary students who hope to improve their understanding of small animal dentistry with a quick-reference guide containing step-by-step procedures.

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Acknowledgments

Section I – Diagnostics

Chapter 1 – Oral Examination and Charting

Chapter 2 – Periodontal Probing

Chapter 3 – Intraoral Radiology and Advanced Imaging

Section II – Techniques

Chapter 4 – Complete Dental Cleaning

Chapter 5 – Periodontal Therapy

Chapter 6 – Gingival Flaps

Chapter 7 – Extraction Techniques

Chapter 8 – Oral Pain Management

Chapter 9 – Equipment, Instruments and Maintenance

Section III – Oral/Dental Diseases – Developmental Oral/Dental Problems

Chapter 10 – Persistent Deciduous Teeth

Chapter 11 – Craniomandibular Osteopathy

Chapter 12 – Enamel Hypocalcification

Chapter 13 – Eruption Disruption

Chapter 14 – Abnormal Tooth Number – Decreased

Chapter 15 – Abnormal Tooth Number – Increased

Chapter 16 – Abnormal Tooth Development and Structure

Chapter 17 – Dentigerous Cysts

Chapter 18 – Palatal Defects

Chapter 19 – Malocclusions and Orthodontics

Section IV – Acquired Oral/Dental Diseases – Periodontal Problems

Chapter 20 – Periodontal Disease

Chapter 21 – Gingival Enlargement

Chapter 22 – Oronasal Fistula

Chapter 23 – Stomatitis and Oral Ulceration

Section V – Acquired Oral/Dental Diseases – Enamel and Dentin Problems

Chapter 24 – Discolored Teeth

Chapter 25 – Caries

Chapter 26 – Attrition – Abrasion

Section VI – Acquired Oral/Dental Diseases – Endodontic Problems

Chapter 27 – Tooth Root Abscess

Chapter 28 – Pulpitis

Section VII – Acquired Oral/Dental Diseases – Neoplasia

Chapter 29 – Odontogenic Tumors

Chapter 30 – Odontoma

Chapter 31 – Papillomatosis

Chapter 32 – Melanocytic Tumors – Oral

Chapter 33 – Fibrosarcoma

Chapter 34 – Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Chapter 35 – Malignant Tumors – Others

Chapter 36 – Benign Masses and Lesions

Section VIII – Acquired Oral/Dental Diseases – Trauma

Chapter 37 – Tooth-Dentoalveolar Injuries

Chapter 38 – Maxillary and Mandibular Fractures

Chapter 39 – Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders

Section IX – Feline Oral/Dental Disease

Chapter 40 – Tooth Resorption

Chapter 41 – FCGS – Feline Chronic Gingivostomatitis

Chapter 42 – Chronic Osteitis – Alveolitis

Chapter 43 – Feline Infectious Diseases – Oral Involvement

Section X – Special Categories

Chapter 44 – Salivary Gland Disorders

Chapter 45 – Other Soft Tissue Disorders

Appendices

Appendix A – The Use of Antibiotics in Veterinary Dentistry (AVDC Position Statement, accessed September 7, 2020)

Appendix B – Companion Animal Dental Scaling Without Anesthesia (AVDC Position Statement, accessed September 7, 2020)

Appendix C – American Veterinary Dental College Nomenclature

Appendix D – Internet Resources

Appendix E – Dental Home Care

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