Provides an interdisciplinary approach to the veterinary dental patient and offers guidance on all aspects of integrating dentistry into veterinary general practice
The Veterinary Dental Patient: A Multidisciplinary Approach helps veterinarians understand the dental aspects of every canine and feline patient and shows them how to effectively manage their oral health. It also provides guidance to the rest of the veterinary team so they can offer a coordinated approach when recommending and performing veterinary dentistry as a regular part of general practice.
Edited by two prominent veterinary dentists who are Board Certified in both Europe and the United States, the text includes the latest information on safe anesthetic and monitoring protocols, accurate diagnosis and management, and referring patients to specialists. Chapters cover: establishing a dental presence in general veterinary practice; nutrition, oral health, and feeding dental patients; local, regional, and systemic complications of dental diseases; pain management; ophthalmic considerations; common situations for malpractice and mistakes; oral and maxillofacial surgery; extraction techniques and equipment; drug dosages and more. The book also offers several helpful appendixes.
The Veterinary Dental Patient: A Multidisciplinary Approach is an essential book for all vets in general small animal practice as well as the wider veterinary team, including managers, veterinary nurses and technicians, and administrative staff.
Table of contents
Part 1. General considerations. How to start dentistry
Chapter 1 Establishing a dental presence in general veterinary practice
Chapter 2 Marketing and Communication in veterinary dentistry. RACHEL PERRY
Chapter 3 TEACHING VETERINARY DENTISTRY. ZLATKO PAVLICA, JERZY GAWOR
Chapter 4 Distribution of tasks around dental patient in general practice: reception, technicians and other veterinary team members. MARY BERG
Chapter 5 Prophylactic programme for oral health. BROOK NIEMIEC
Chapter 6 Nutrition, oral health and feeding dental patients. MICHAL JANK
Chapter 7 ANTIMICROBIALS IN VETERINARY DENTISTRY. SCOTT WEESE
Chapter 8 DENTAL PATIENT WELFARE: KYMBERLEY STEWART
Part 2 Dental Patient
Chapter 9 Local, Regional and Systemic Complications of Dental Diseases JERZY GAWOR
Chapter 10 Hereditary ORAL disorders in pUREBRED dogs and cats. JERZY GAWOR.
Chapter 11 Pain management in the dental patient PAOLO STEAGALL, PETER PASCOE
Chapter 12 ANESTHESIA OF THE DENTAL PATIENT. VICTORIA LUKASIK.
Chapter 13 DENTAL PATIENT AND ITS GENERAL CONDITIONS: CARDIAC DISEASE, DIABETES MELLITUS, PREGNANCY, HISTORY OF SEIZURES AND BRACHYCEPHALIC SYNDROME. EVA EBERSPAECHER-SCHWEDA.
Chapter 14. Ophthalmic Considerations in the Veterinary Dental Patient JAMIE SCHORLING
Chapter 15. Oral health in context of other planned surgeries. DANIEL KOCH
Chapter 16 SYSTEMIC DISEASES INFLUENCING ORAL HEALTH AND CONDITIONS. JERZY GAWOR
Chapter 17 Common situations for malpractice and mistakes, and how to best avoid them. JERZY GAWOR, BROOK NIEMIEC
Chapter 18 Dentistry through life - pediatric and geriatric dentistry. JERZY GAWOR BROOK NIEMIEC
Part 3 Dentistry in daily practice What every veterinarian should know.
Chapter 19. MANAGEMENT OF DENTAL PATIENT JERZY GAWOR, BROOK NIEMIEC
Chapter 20 THE COMPLETE DENTAL PROPHYLAXIS BROOK NIEMIEC
Chapter 21 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, why it is different? JERZY GAWOR
Chapter 22 EXTRACTION TECHNIQUES AND EQUIPMENT. BROOK NIEMIEC
Chapter 23 Oral Emergencies JERZY GAWOR
Chapter 24 FELINE DENTISTRY JERZY GAWOR
Part 4 When to call the specialist
Chapter 25 Brief introduction to specific oral and dental problems that require specialist care. Jerzy GAwor
Chapter 26 How to cooperate with a specialist. Brook NIemiec
A. DRUGS AND DOSES MARGO KARRIKER
B. Instruments handling and sharpening JERZY GAWOR
C. Abbreviations and dental charts JERZY GAWOR
D. List of hereditary problems and breed predispositions in dogs and cats JERZY GAWOR
E. TOLERANCE of malocclusion and dental abnormalities in Dogs breeds. JERZY GAWOR
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