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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion : Small Animal Dentistry

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Blackwell s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry, Second Edition presents essential information in a succinct, well-defined format for easy and quick access. This fully revised edition offers more color images, general updates from recent developments, and extensive revisions to the diagnostic and techniques sections, as well as additional information on charting with corresponding illustrations. New topics include exotic pets, including ferrets, prairie dogs, and chinchillas; oral pain management; home care; the technician in dentistry; and the business of dentistry.
Topics cover diagnostics and treatment in a logical step-wise fashion, taking the typical Five-Minute format. Ancillary subjects on pain management, home care, and small mammal care have also been addressed and expanded, and a new companion website offers client education handouts to download and use in practice at www.wiley.com/go/lobprise. Blackwell s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry is the ideal practical manual for general practitioners seeking accessible, reliable information on dentistry techniques and treatments.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1104 pages
  • 172 x 244 x 28mm | 997.9g
  • Wiley-Blackwell
  • Hoboken, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Edition
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0470959967
  • 9780470959961
  • 634,961

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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry, Second Edition presents essential information in a succinct, well-defined format for easy and quick access. This fully revised edition offer more color images, general updates from recent developments, and extensive revisions to the diagnostic and techniques sections, as well as additional information on charting with corresponding illustrations. New topics include exotic pets, including ferrets, prairie dogs, and chinchillas; oral pain management; home care; the technician in dentistry; and the business of dentistry.



Topics cover diagnostics and treatment in a logical step-wise fashion, taking the typical Five-Minute format. Ancillary subjects on pain management, home care, and small mammal care have also been addressed and expanded. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dentistry is the ideal practical manual for general practitioners seeking accessible, reliable information on dentistry techniques and treatments.



Key features

Offers a quick reference for clinicians and students seeking dental information Presents information in the popular, succinct Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format Fully revised throughout, with more color images, information on recent advances, and revamped diagnostics and techniques sections, plus additional information on charting Uses a consistent, step-by-step approach to diagnosing and treating dental disease Provides new chapters on exotic pets, oral pain management, home care, the technician's role, and practice management Includes access to a companion website offering client education handouts corresponding to the topics covered at (url)
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Table of contents

Contributors xi
Preface xiv
Acknowledgments xvii
section I Diagnostics
chapter 1 Oral Exam and Charting 5
chapter 2 Periodontal Probing 16
chapter 3 Transillumination 24
chapter 4 Intraoral Radiology 28
section II Techniques
chapter 5 Complete Dental Cleaning 61
chapter 6 Root Planing: Periodontal Pocket Therapy 69
chapter 7 Gingival Flaps 79
chapter 8 Extraction Technique 95
chapter 9 Oral Pain Management 115
section III The Practice of Dentistry
chapter 10 The Business of Dentistry 125
chapter 11 Technicians and Dentistry 133
section IV Oral/Dental Diseases (Developmental Oral/Dental Problems)
chapter 12 Persistent (Retained) Deciduous Teeth 143
chapter 13 Craniomandibular Osteopathy 148
chapter 14 Enamel Hypocalcifi cation 152
chapter 15 Eruption Disruption/Abnormalities 157
chapter 16 Abnormal Number of Teeth (Decreased) 163
chapter 17 Abnormal Number of Teeth (Increased) 168
chapter 18 Abnormal Tooth Formation/Structure 173
chapter 19 Dentigerous Cyst 178
chapter 20 Tight Lip Syndrome 183
chapter 21 Palatal Defects (Congenital) 186
chapter 22 Bird Tongue (Microglossia) 192
chapter 23 Malocclusions of Teeth 195
Section V Acquired Oral/Dental Diseases (Periodontal Problems)
chapter 24 Halitosis 207
chapter 25 Periodontal Disease: Gingivitis 211
chapter 26 Periodontal Disease: Periodontitis 216
chapter 27 Gingival Hyperplasia 224
chapter 28 Oronasal Fistula 231
chapter 29 Stomatitis 237
chapter 30 Oral Ulceration and Chronic Ulcerative Paradental Stomatitis 243
section VI Enamel and Dentin Problems
chapter 31 Discolored Tooth/Teeth 251
chapter 32 Dental Caries (Cavities) 258
chapter 33 Attrition/Abrasion/Wear of Teeth 271
section VII Endodontic Disease
chapter 34 Tooth Fracture 279
chapter 35 Tooth Root Abscess (Apical Abscess) 288
chapter 36 Pulpitis 295
section VIII Neoplasia
chapter 37 Epulis 303
chapter 38 Melanocytic Tumors (Oral) 310
chapter 39 Fibrosarcoma 314
chapter 40 Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Gingiva) 318
chapter 41 Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Tongue) 322
chapter 42 Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Tonsil) 326
chapter 43 Odontoma 330
chapter 44 Tumors of Lesser Prevalence 336
chapter 45 Papillomatosis (Oral) 341
section IX Trauma
chapter 46 Maxillary and Mandibular Fractures 347
chapter 47 Temporomandibular Joint: Dislocation/Luxation/Intermittent Open Mouth Locking 358
chapter 48 Tooth Luxation or Avulsion 363
section X Disorders Prevalent in Felines
chapter 49 Tooth Resorption: Feline 369
chapter 50 Caudal Stomatitis 380
chapter 51 Chronic Osteitis/Alveolitis 384
chapter 52 Oral Manifestations of Feline Infectious Diseases 389
section XI Salivary and Other Special Problems
chapter 53 Salivary Mucocele (Sialocele) 397
chapter 54 Sialolith 402
chapter 55 Salivary Gland Adenocarcinoma 405
chapter 56 Masticatory Muscle Myositis 408
chapter 57 Trigeminal Neuritis (Idiopathic) 412
chapter 58 Pemphigus Vulgaris 415
chapter 59 Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex 420
section XII Exotic Pets
chapter 60 Small Mammal Dentistry 429
appendices
appendix A The Use of Antibiotics in Veterinary Dentistry 441
appendix B American Veterinary Dental College Nomenclature 442
appendix C Dental Home Care 462
Glossary 467
Index 483
Companion website
This book is accompanied by a companion website, accessible at: wwwwileycom/go/lobprise
The website includes Client Education Handouts that can be downloaded, customized, and given to clients
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Review Text

"This volume adds to a proven formula, providing succinct information to guide busy clinicians on how best to approach cases in general practice. The corresponding website and client education handouts will be of benefit, as will appendices on antibiotics and the importance of dental home care." (Veterinary Record, 10 August 2013)
"Logically structured, beautifully illustrated by numerous pictures, accompanied by a website providing client education handouts, this book provides a no-nonsense reference for all willing small animal practitioners if not to become a specialist, to at least be a very good dentist." (Vets Today, 1 June 2013)"New topics include exotic pets and provide all the basics and key features for diagnosing and treating dental disease in animals, making for an outstanding survey highly recommended for any clinical veterinary practice and for students of veterinary science." (Midwest Book Review, 1 February 2013)
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This volume adds to a proven formula, providing succinct information to guide busy clinicians on how best to approach cases in general practice. The corresponding website and client education handouts will be of benefit, as will appendices on antibiotics and the importance of dental home care. (Veterinary Record, 10 August 2013) Logically structured, beautifully illustrated by numerous pictures, accompanied by a website providing client education handouts, this book provides a no-nonsense reference for all willing small animal practitioners if not to become a specialist, to at least be a very good dentist. (Vets Today, 1 June 2013) New topics include exotic pets and provide all the basics and key features for diagnosing and treating dental disease in animals, making for an outstanding survey highly recommended for any clinical veterinary practice and for students of veterinary science. (Midwest Book Review, 1 February 2013)
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About Heidi B. Lobprise

Heidi Lobprise, DVM, DAVDC, is Senior Technical Manager at Virbac Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas.
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