Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats

2nd Edition - August 23, 2019

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  • Authors: Frank J M Verstraete, Milinda J Lommer, Boaz Arzi
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702076763
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780702076756

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Learn to master a highly specialized form of animal surgery. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition offers a unique, detailed, comprehensive and highly illustrated account of surgical procedures that will improve outcomes for all surgical and dental specialists. The second edition of this text is a collaborative effort from both human and veterinary oral surgeons – each considered an expert in their field. With in-depth clinical photos, and illustrations, this indispensable resource is perfect for both general practitioners and students alike.

Key Features

  • An authoritative collaboration between human and animal surgeons includes over 30 international contributors whorepresent the peak of professional expertise in the field.
  • UNIQUE! Only book on the market devoted to a surgical specialty of growing relevance provides you with a look at a highly specialized practice.
  • High-quality illustrations combined with step-by-step textual guidance give you a clear understanding of the material.
  • In-depth descriptions of surgical conditions provide you with detailed explanations of surgical procedures.

Table of Contents

  • SECTION 1: Surgical biology 
    1. Oral soft tissue wound healing
    2. Maxillofacial bone healing
    3. Use of antibiotics and antiseptics
    4. Anesthesia and pain management
    5. Enteral nutritional support

    SECTION 2: Surgical methods 
    6. Diagnostic imaging in oral and maxillofacial surgery (NEW)
    7. Instrumentation, patient positioning and aseptic technique
    8. Suture materials and biomaterials
    9. Piezosurgery (NEW)
    10. Laser surgery
    11. Microvascular techniques in maxillofacial surgery
    12. Use of the dog and cat in experimental maxillofacial surgery

    SECTION 3: Exodontics 
    13. Principles of exodontics
    14. Simple extraction of single-rooted teeth
    15. Extraction of canine teeth in dogs
    16. Extraction of multirooted teeth in dogs
    17. Special considerations in feline exodontics
    18. Complications of extractions

    SECTION 4: Periodontal surgery 
    19. Principles of periodontal surgery
    20. Gingivectomy and gingivoplasty
    21. Periodontal flaps and mucogingival surgery
    22. Osteoconductive and osteoinductive agents in periodontal surgery
    23. Crown-lengthening
    24. Management of periodontal trauma

    SECTION 5: Endodontal surgery 
    25. Principles of endodontic surgery
    26. Endodontic surgical techniques

    SECTION 6: Maxillofacial trauma repair 
    27. Principles of maxillofacial trauma repair
    28. Facial soft tissue injuries
    29. Surgical approaches for mandibular and maxillofacial trauma repair
    30. Symphyseal separation and fractures involving the incisive region
    31. Maxillofacial fracture repair using noninvasive techniques
    32. Maxillofacial fracture repair using intraosseous wires
    33. Maxillofacial fracture repair using miniplates and screws
    34. Maxillofacial fracture repair using external skeletal fixation
    35. Maxillofacial fracture complications

    SECTION 7:  Temporomandibular Joint Surgery
    36. Temporomandibular joint dysplasia
    37. Fractures and luxations involving the temporomandibular joint
    38. Temporomandibular ankyloses and pseudoankylosis (NEW)

    SECTION 8: Palate surgery 
    39. Biologic basis of cleft palate and palatal surgery
    40. Orofacial Cleft Repair
    41. Acquired palatal defects

    SECTION 9: Management of maxillofacial tumors and cysts 
    42. Clinical staging and biopsy of maxillofacial tumors
    43. Clinical–pathologic correlations
    44. Clinical behavior of nonodontogenic tumors
    45. Clinical behavior of odontogenic tumors
    46. Non-neoplastic proliferative oral lesions
    47. Clinical behavior and management of odontogenic cysts
    48. Principles of oral oncologic surgery
    49. Surgical treatment of tongue, lip and cheek tumors
    50. Maxillectomy techniques
    51. Mandibulectomy techniques
    52. Axial-pattern flaps for maxillofacial reconstruction
    53. Regenerative techniques in maxillofacial surgery (NEW)

    SECTION 10: Salivary gland surgery 
    54. Principles of salivary gland surgery
    55. Surgical treatment of sialoceles

    SECTION 11: Miscellaneous maxillofacial surgery procedures 
    56. Cheiloplasty
    57. Inferior labial frenoplasty and tight-lip syndrome
    58. Management of maxillofacial osteonecrosis
    59. Management of unerupted teeth

    SECTION 12: Oral approaches to ear, nose, and throat procedures 
    60. Correction of overlong soft palate
    61. Pharyngotomy and pharyngostomy
    62. Oral approaches to the nasal cavity and nasopharynx
    63. Tonsillectomy

Product details

  • No. of pages: 640
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: August 23, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702076763
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780702076756

About the Authors

Frank J M Verstraete

Frank Verstraete graduated as a veterinarian at the University of Gent (Belgium). He pursued his graduate studies at the University of Pretoria (South Africa) where he completed a residency in small animal surgery. In 1987, when the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry was founded in the USA, Dr. Verstraete was the only non-North American Charter Fellow. He is also a Charter Diplomate of the European Veterinary Dental College, as well as a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College and the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. Since the end of 1994, Dr. Verstraete is affiliated with the UC Davis, where he currently is Professor of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, and Chief of the Dentistry & Oral Surgery Service. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Orofacial Sciences, Division of Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, at the School of Dentistry of the UC, San Francisco. His main research interests are comparative oral pathology, radiology and surgery. His book Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats is the first specialty book in veterinary dentistry.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Dentistry and Oral Surgery,Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences,University of California - Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Milinda J Lommer

Dr. Milinda Lommer grew up in western New York and southern New England. She graduated from Indiana University in 1991, with a B.S. in Biology and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. In 1995, she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with Phi Zeta honors from U.C. Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine. In 1996, having completed a private-practice internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Lommer returned to U.C. Davis, where she became the first veterinarian to complete the three-year residency program in Dentistry & Oral Surgery. She received the 1999 Peter Emily Outstanding Candidate Award from the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC), and became a Diplomate of the AVDC in 2000, earning the title Board-Certified Veterinary Dentist. That same year, she opened Aggie Animal Dental Service, operating in affiliation with two general veterinary hospitals in San Francisco and Marin County. The practice became Aggie Animal Dental Center with the opening of its own facility in 2013. Dr. Lommer is a member of the Editorial Board of the Veterinary Dentistry and Oromaxillofacial Surgery section of the journal Frontiers in Veterinary Science. In addition, she serves as a volunteer Associate Clinical Professor at U.C. Davis, assisting with training residents in the Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service and participating in clinical research projects.

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Assistant Professor Volunteer,Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences,University of California - Davis,School of Veterinary Medicine

Boaz Arzi

Dr. Boaz Arzi is a Professor of Dentistry and Oral surgery at the department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Arzi completed the residency-training program in dentistry and oral surgery at the School of Veterinary Medicine and two years fellowship in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis. He is a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) and the European Veterinary Dental College (EVDC). Dr. Arzi is also a Founding Fellow of the AVDC in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Arzi’s clinical and research focus is on oral maxillofacial disorders and regenerative solutions in dogs and cats. His lab also investigates TMJ disorders and treatments across species. Dr. Arzi is the director of the Veterinary Institute for Regenerative Cures (VIRC) at UC Davis. Ultimately, Dr. Arzi’s work is translational with the aim of One Health treatment modalities for both human and animal health.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Dentistry and Oral Surgery,Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences,School of Veterinary Medicine,University of California - Davis

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