Veterinary Dentistry for the Nurse and Technician


  • Cecilia Gorrel, BSc, MA, VetMB, DDS, MRCVS, HonFAVD, DEVDC, Veterinary Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Referral, UK
  • Susan Derbyshire, Veterinary Nurse, Personal Assistant, Practice Manager, Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery Referrals, Veterinary Oral Health Consultancy

It also provides information as to diagnosis and initial management of less common diseases, where the ultimate treatment will generally be performed by a specialist, but the general practitioner needs to be able to identify a problem and have a basic understanding of the pathophysiology of the tissues involved.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5286-5

Table of Contents

1. The Role of the Veterinary Nurse and Technician
2. Equipment and Instrumentation
3. Anesthetic Monitoring and Immediate Postoperative Care
4. Anatomy of the Teeth and Periodontium
5. Occlusion and Malocclusion
6. Oral Examination and Recording
7. Dental Radiography
8. Periodontal Disease
9. Common Oral and Dental Conditions
10. Preventive Dentistry
11. Tooth Extraction
12. Dental Diseases in Lagomorphs and Rodents