Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice

Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice

1st Edition - November 30, 2021

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  • Editor: Alexander M. Reiter
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323849203
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323849210

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In this issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, Guest Editor Alexander M. Reiter brings his considerable expertise to the topic of veterinary dentistry and oral surgery. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as the role of technicians and hygienists, Diagnostic Imaging of Oral and Maxillofacial Anatomy and Pathology, Oral Microbiome in Dogs and Cats and Judicious Use of Antibiotics, and more.

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Contributors
  • Forthcoming Issues
  • Preface
  • Designing and Equipping a Modern Dentistry and Oral Surgery Suite
  • Key points
  • Examination room
  • Dedicated dental space
  • Space for equipment and staff
  • Room design
  • Ventilation/exhaust
  • Ambient lighting
  • Electric/plumbing
  • X-ray generator
  • Cabinetry/countertops
  • Medical gas/scavenger location
  • Dental task lighting
  • Dental operating table
  • Seating
  • Dental imaging
  • Computer
  • Dental delivery system
  • Powered scaler
  • Anesthesia for the dental patient
  • Instrumentation
  • Summary
  • Communication, Veterinary–Client–Patient Relationship, and Teledentistry
  • Key points
  • Introduction
  • Types of communication
  • Verbal
  • Open-ended questions
  • Closed-ended questions
  • Empathy
  • Nonverbal
  • Body language
  • Written communication
  • Discharge instructions
  • Reminder cards
  • Medical literature
  • Visual communication
  • Websites and social media
  • Referring veterinarians’ expectations when referring cases
  • Relationship between the referring veterinarian and the client
  • Involvement of the referring veterinarian while in the care of the specialist
  • Relationship between the referring veterinarian and the specialist
  • Communication between the referring veterinarian and the specialist
  • Specialty care boundaries
  • Communication with the pathologist
  • Communication with the dental laboratory
  • The veterinarian–client–patient relationship
  • Telemedicine and teledentistry
  • Telehealth protocols
  • Confidentiality and security of telemedicine services
  • Communication and mental health
  • Education and communication
  • Summary
  • Disclosure
  • Role of the Veterinary Technicians and Hygienists in Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery
  • Key points
  • Introduction: a team effort
  • Receptionists
  • Veterinary assistants
  • Credentialed veterinary technicians/nurses
  • Credentialed registered dental hygienist
  • History gathering
  • Oral examination in the conscious patient
  • Cost estimate (diagnostic and treatment plan)
  • Oral examination in the anesthetized patient
  • Home care instructions
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Veterinarians
  • Pet parents
  • Summary
  • Diagnostic Imaging of Oral and Maxillofacial Anatomy and Pathology
  • Key points
  • Introduction
  • Intraoral dental radiography
  • Extraoral
  • Computed tomography
  • Cone-beam computed tomography
  • Indications for computed tomography and cone-beam computed tomography
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Ultrasound
  • Summary
  • Disclosure
  • Oral Microbiome in Dogs and Cats: Dysbiosis and the Utility of Antimicrobial Therapy in the Treatment of Periodontal Disease
  • Key points
  • Introduction
  • Culture-independent technology
  • The oral microbiome of dogs
  • The oral microbiome of cats
  • Changes in the microbiome during gingivitis and periodontitis
  • The utility of antimicrobial therapy in the treatment of periodontal disease
  • Summary
  • Clinics care points
  • Disclosure
  • The Relationship Between Periodontal Infection and Systemic and Distant Organ Disease in Dogs
  • Key points
  • Introduction
  • Bacteriology and pathophysiology of gingivitis and periodontitis
  • Prevalence of periodontal infection in dogs
  • Periodontal–systemic and distant organ relationships in humans
  • Periodontal–systemic and distant organ abnormalities associated with gingivitis-periodontal infection in dogs
  • Microscopic changes in distant organs
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Respiratory system
  • Renal disease
  • Hepatic disease
  • Associations with complete blood cell count parameters and body stress responses
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Results from studies of experimentally induced gingivitis and periodontitis in dogs
  • Systemic or distant organ
  • Progression of gingivitis and periodontitis
  • Conclusion and the importance of prevention
  • Management of Dental and Oral Developmental Conditions in Dogs and Cats
  • Key points
  • Introduction
  • Structural, size, numerical, and shape abnormalities of teeth
  • Dental and skeletal malocclusion
  • Congenital lip and palate defects
  • Developmental abnormalities resulting in bony proliferation
  • Open-mouth jaw locking
  • Developmental soft tissue abnormalities
  • Summary
  • Clinics care points
  • Management of Severe Oral Inflammatory Conditions in Dogs and Cats
  • Key points
  • Severe oral inflammatory conditions in dogs
  • “Clinics care points”
  • Eosinophilic stomatitis
  • “Clinics care points”
  • Wegener’s granulomatosis
  • “Clinics care points”
  • Severe oral inflammatory conditions in cats
  • “Clinics care points”
  • Oral eosinophilic lesions
  • “Clinics care points”
  • Pyogenic granuloma
  • “Clinics care points”
  • Autoimmune conditions with oral manifestations
  • Clinics care points
  • Update on Endodontic, Restorative, and Prosthodontic Therapy
  • Key points
  • Introduction
  • Antibiotic use in endodontics
  • Endodontic anatomy
  • Indications and contraindications
  • Dentoalveolar injuries
  • Congenital disorders
  • Inflammatory dental diseases
  • Idiopathic and miscellaneous conditions
  • Standard (nonsurgical) root canal therapy
  • Endodontic access
  • Instrumentation
  • Obturation
  • Restoration
  • Success rate of standard root canal therapy
  • Imaging in endodontics
  • Root canal therapy complications
  • Mineral trioxide aggregate and other calcium silicate cements
  • Endodontic procedures of vital pulp tissue
  • Apexification
  • Surgical root canal
  • Regenerative endodontic treatment
  • Restoration after endodontic treatment
  • Prosthodontic therapy
  • Virtual Surgical Planning and 3D Printing in Veterinary Dentistry and Oromaxillofacial Surgery
  • Key points
  • Introduction
  • History of three-dimensional printing technology
  • Image acquisition, computer modeling, and virtual surgical planning
  • Three-dimensional printing techniques
  • Virtual surgical planning and three-dimensional printing applications
  • Summary
  • Clinics care points
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Tumor Management - From Biopsy to Surgical Removal
  • Key points
  • Introduction
  • Staging
  • Cytologic and histologic evaluation
  • Evaluation of regional lymph nodes
  • Evaluation of distant metastatic disease
  • Diagnostic imaging of the oral and maxillofacial tumor
  • Oral oncologic surgery
  • Mandibulectomy
  • Maxillectomy
  • Palatectomy
  • Mandibulectomy and maxillectomy in cats
  • Glossectomy
  • Lip and cheek resection
  • Postoperative care and follow-up
  • Complications
  • Patient Triage, First Aid Care, and Management of Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma
  • Key points
  • Patient triage and initial management
  • Nutritional support
  • Alternative methods of intubation
  • Diagnostic imaging of the trauma patient
  • Noninvasive and minimally invasive maxillofacial fracture repair
  • Invasive maxillofacial fracture repair
  • Temporomandibular joint luxation
  • Soft tissue trauma
  • Summary
  • Clinics care points

Product details

  • No. of pages: 240
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: November 30, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323849203
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323849210

About the Editor

Alexander M. Reiter

Affiliations and Expertise

Founding Fellow, AVDC Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS), Professor of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Head of the Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service, Director of the Dentistry and Oral Surgery Residency Program , School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

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