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Wiggs's Veterinary Dentistry: Principles and Practice, Second Edition is a fully updated and expanded new edition of the classic comprehensive reference for veterinary dentistry.



Provides current, comprehensive information on veterinary dentistry
Encompasses rudimentary tenets of the field as well as advanced techniques
Presents the state-of-the-art in veterinary dentistry, with all topics fully updated, revised, and expanded to reflect current knowledge
Written by leading veterinary dental specialists and edited by luminaries in the field
Includes more images and color throughout to support the text
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Product details

  • Hardback | 536 pages
  • 222 x 280 x 29mm | 1,716g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Edition
  • 1118816129
  • 9781118816127
  • 424,583

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Wiggs's Veterinary Dentistry: Principles and Practice, Second Edition is a fully updated and expanded new edition of the classic comprehensive reference for veterinary dentistry. Offering a greater breadth of information than other veterinary dentistry texts, the book provides a detailed examination of all topics related to veterinary dentistry, ranging from the basic principles to advanced procedures. This Second Edition has been significantly revised and expanded, offering more images and an even greater wealth of information than the previous book.

Written by an international list of leading veterinary dental experts, Wiggs's Veterinary Dentistry: Principles and Practice is an authoritative resource for principles and techniques related to dental care of pets. It covers all dental equipment, instruments, and materials; oral anatomy and physiology; radiology and imaging; oral disease, trauma, and surgery; anesthesia and pain management; tooth extraction; endodontic therapy; restorative dentistry; crowns and prosthodontics; the basics of orthodontics; and more. It also looks at oral and dental disease in felines and other groups, including small mammals and exotic animals. Provides current, comprehensive information on veterinary dentistry Encompasses rudimentary tenets of the field as well as advanced techniques Presents the state-of-the-art in veterinary dentistry, with all topics fully updated, revised, and expanded to reflect current knowledge Written by leading veterinary dental specialists and edited by luminaries in the field Includes more images and color throughout to support the text

Wiggs's Veterinary Dentistry is essential reading for any veterinary dental specialist or general practitioner with an interest in veterinary dentistry.
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Table of contents

Foreword ix

List of Contributors xi

1 Oral Anatomy and Physiology 1
Matthew Lemmons and Donald Beebe

2 Oral Examination and Diagnosis 25
Jan Bellows

3 Oral Radiology and Imaging 41
Brook Niemiec

4 Developmental Pathology and Pedodontology 63
Bonnie H. Shope, Paul Q. Mitchell, and Diane Carle

5 Periodontology 81
Kevin Stepaniuk

6 Traumatic Dentoalveolar Injuries 109
Jason Soukup

7 Oral and Maxillofacial Tumors, Cysts, and Tumor-Like Lesions 131
Jason Soukup and John Lewis

8 General Oral Pathology 155
Heidi B. Lobprise

9 Anesthesia and Pain Management 177
Lindsey C. Snyder, Christopher Snyder, and Donald Beebe

10 Oral Surgery - Periodontal Surgery 193
Heidi B. Lobprise and Kevin Stepaniuk

11 Oral Surgery - Extractions 229
Cynthia Charlier

12 Oral Surgery - General 247
Heidi B. Lobprise

13 Oral Surgery - Fracture and Trauma Repair 265
Kendall Taney and Christopher Smithson

14 Oral Surgery - Oral and Maxillofacial Tumors 289
Heidi B. Lobprise and Jason Soukup

15 Basic Endodontic Therapy 311
Robert C. Boyd

16 Advanced Endodontic Therapy 335
Michael Peak and Heidi B. Lobprise

17 Restorative Dentistry 357
Anthony Caiafa and Louis Visser

18 Crowns and Prosthodontics 387
Curt Coffman, Chris Visser, Jason Soukup, and Michael Peak

19 Occlusion and Orthodontics 411
Heidi B. Lobprise

20 Domestic Feline Oral and Dental Diseases 439
Alexander M. Reiter, Norman Johnston, Jamie G. Anderson, Maria M. Soltero-Rivera, and Heidi B. Lobprise

21 Small Mammal Oral and Dental Diseases 463
Loïc Legendre

22 Exotic Animals Oral and Dental Diseases 481Roberto Fecchio, Marco Antonio Gioso, and Kristin Bannon

Index 501
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About Heidi B. Lobprise

The Editors

Heidi B. Lobprise, DVM, DAVDC, is a dental referral specialist in practice at Main Street Veterinary Hospital and Dental Clinic in Flower Mound, TX, USA.

Johnathon R. (Bert) Dodd, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, is a Clinical Professor of Veterinary Dentistry at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, USA.
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