Veterinary Dentistry for the Nurse and Technician

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9780750652865

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Specifically written for veterinary nurses and technicians
  • Details equipment and instrument requirements and maintenance
  • Covers anesthesia for the dental/oral surgery patient
  • Provides clear instructions for performing common dental procedures
  • Includes practical advice on running a dental clinic
  • Offers tips of the trade from an experienced oral care team

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
Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
192
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750652865

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