Breed Predispositions to Dental and Oral Disease in Dogs offers a practical guide to breed predispositions to dental disease. Designed to support veterinarians in making clinical decisions and communicating with clients, the book provides a thorough understanding of the differences between large and small dogs as they relate to dental treatment. Including both information on dental therapy and anesthetizing dogs for dental procedures, the book is a useful patient-side reference for veterinary practices.
The book includes specifics on small and toy breed dogs, small breed brachycephalic dogs, and brachycephalic dogs, with details of clinical conditions more likely to be faced in specific breeds. Clinical photographs 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.
Presents practical guidance on the particular considerations in treating dental disease in dogs
Supports veterinarians in making decisions for dental therapy and communicating with clients
Offers an understanding of breed predispositions to dental disease
Dispels myths about the dangers of anesthetizing brachycephalic breeds and provides balanced information on anesthesia
Includes high-quality clinical photographs demonstrating the principles discussed
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
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Chapter 6: The Unique Welfare Challenges of Brachycephalism
Chapter 7: Other heritable conditions
Chapter 8: Anesthetic Management of Toy & Small Breed Dogs
Chapter 9: Brachycephalic Breeds and Anesthesia
Chapter 10: Periodontal Therapy in Small and Toy Breed Dogs
Chapter 11: Extractions
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