Rabbit and Rodent Dentistry Handbook

Rabbit and Rodent Dentistry Handbook

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Dental disease has long been recognized to have serious negative impact on the health of canine and feline patients. Exotic pet veterinarians are now recognizing the importance of dentistry in their patients as well. "The Rodent and Rabbit Dentistry Handbook" is the first and only comprehensive text on rabbit and rodent dentistry, and is an invaluable reference for veterinarians with a commitment to oral care for all common species. This manual shows how to identify and treat the most common dental disorders in rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, prairie dogs, hamsters and other rodents. Step-by-step procedures illustrate how to resolve dental disorders and perform other dental techniques; over 1000 full color images make this an easy-to-use guide for delivering quality dental care to rabbits and rodents.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 276 pages
  • 220 x 282 x 18mm | 997.9g
  • Iowa State University Press
  • Arnes, AI, United States
  • English
  • chiefly Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0970639511
  • 9780970639516
  • 908,580

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Dental disease has long been recognized to have serious negative impact on the health of canine and feline patients. Exotic pet veterinarians are now recognizing the importance of dentistry in their patients as well. The "Rabbit and Rodent Dentistry Handbook" is the first and only comprehensive text on rabbit and rodent dentistry, and is an invaluable reference for veterinarians with a commitment to oral care for all common species. This manual shows how to identify and treat the most common dental disorders in rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, prairie dogs, hamsters and other rodents. Step-by-step procedures illustrate how to resolve dental disorders and perform other dental techniques; over 1000 full color images make this an easy-to-use guide for delivering quality dental care to rabbits and rodents.

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Table of contents

1) Introduction to Dentistry in Exotics and Exotic Mammals 2) Anatomy of the Skull and Teeth 3) Oral Physiology 4) The Clinical Exam 5) Radiology of the Skull and Teeth 6) Endoscopy 7) Other Diagnostics 9) Secondary Diseases 10) Medical Treatment 11) Dental Instruments and Equipment

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About Angela M. Lennox

Vittorio Capello, DVM, Margherita Gracis, DVM, Dipl EVDC, Dipl AVDC and edited by Angela M. Lennox, DVM, Dipl ABVP-Avian Practice

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