Breed Predispositions to Dental and Oral Disease in Dogs


Breed Predispositions to Dental and Oral Disease in Dogs

Breed Predispositions To Dental And Oral Disease In Dogs Pdf

By Brook Niemiec

Breed Predispositions to Dental and Oral Disease in Dogs PDF  is an accessible guide to hereditary oral and dental disease. The text is designed to help veterinarians make informed clinical decisions and better communicate with clients. Comprehensive in scope, the book provides a thorough understanding of the differences between large and small dogs as related to effective dental treatment.

This Book includes specific information for treating small and toy breed dogs, small breed brachycephalic dogs, and brachycephalic dogs. It contains key details of clinical conditions more likely to be faced in specific breeds.  To enhance the text, the book is filled with high quality clinical photographs and dental radiographs that demonstrate the concepts discussed.

Breed Predispositions to Dental and Oral Disease in Dogs  is a useful resource for any clinician dealing with oral disease in dogs and:

  • Offers a practical guide to the considerations in treating dental disease in specific dog breeds
  • Helps veterinarians make decisions about dental therapy and communicate with clients
  • Offers an understanding of breed predispositions to dental disease
  • Explores the myths about the dangers of anesthetizing small breed as well as brachycephalic dogs and provides balanced information on anesthesia

In addition, there are chapters on the welfare implications of breed specific problems as well as how to address brachiocephalic syndrome. Written for veterinary practitioners, students, technicians and nurses, Breed Predispositions to Dental and Oral Disease in Dogs  is a useful patient-side reference for veterinary professionals.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Conditions common in Small and Toy breed dogs

Chapter 2: Conditions seen in both small and brachycephalic breeds, therefore small brachycephalic breeds (Pug, Lhasa Apso, Shih Tzu, etc.) are even more significantly affected.

Chapter 3: The Welfare Concerns of Heritable Dental Diseases

Chapter 4: Conditions commonly seen in Brachycephalic breeds

Chapter 5: Brachycephalic Airway Disease
Sean W. Aiken

Chapter 6: The Unique Welfare Challenges of Brachycephalism

Chapter 7: Other heritable conditions

Chapter 8: Anesthetic Management of Toy & Small Breed Dogs
Amber Hopkins

Chapter 9: Brachycephalic Breeds and Anesthesia
Amber Hopkins

Chapter 10: Periodontal Therapy in Small and Toy Breed Dogs

Chapter 11: Extractions

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