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

ISBN: 978-0-470-95996-1
508 pages
November 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
Blackwell

Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry, Second Edition 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.

Topics cover diagnostics and treatment in a logical step-wise fashion, taking the typical Five-Minute format.   Ancillary subjects on pain management, home care, and small mammal care have also been addressed and expanded, and a new companion website offers client education handouts to download and use in practice at www.wiley.com/go/lobprise.  Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry is the ideal practical manual for general practitioners seeking accessible, reliable information on dentistry techniques and treatments.

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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

appendices

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

Companion website

This book is accompanied by a companion website, accessible at: wwwwileycom/go/lobprise

The website includes Client Education Handouts that can be downloaded, customized, and given to clients

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Heidi Lobprise, DVM, DAVDC, is Senior Technical Manager at Virbac Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas.

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  • 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 covered at www.wiley.com/go/lobprise
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“This volume adds to a proven formula, providing succinct information to guide busy clinicians on how best to approach cases in general practice. The corresponding website and client education handouts will be of benefit, as will appendices on antibiotics and the importance of dental home care.”  (Veterinary Record, 10 August 2013)

“Logically structured, beautifully illustrated by numerous pictures, accompanied by a website providing client education handouts, this book provides a no-nonsense reference for all willing small animal practitioners if not to become a specialist, to at least be a very good dentist.”  (Vets Today, 1 June 2013)

“New topics include exotic pets and provide all the basics and key features for diagnosing and treating dental disease in animals, making for an outstanding survey highly recommended for any clinical veterinary practice and for students of veterinary science.”  (Midwest Book Review, 1 February  2013)

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