1: The Basics
2: The Examination Room and the Dental Patient
3: Components of the Dental Operatory
4: Anesthesia and the Dental Patient
5: The Dental Cleaning
6: Dental Radiology
7: Common Dental Conditions and Treatments
Jaw Fracture Management
8 Feline Dentistry
Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex
Feline Tooth Resorption
9: Dentistry and the Exotic Patient
Miscellaneous Small Pets
Dental Radiography for the Exotic Patient
10: Discharging the Dental Patient
Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 2nd Edition brings together all aspects of canine, feline, and exotic animal dentistry for veterinary technicians and nurses. Offering complete coverage of all aspects of dental treatment for dogs, cats, and exotic pets, the book describes techniques for veterinary technicians providing dental care. The new edition includes brand new information on digital radiology, plus updates to current protocols and improved images throughout the book.
The chapters contained within include in-depth coverage of all stages of small animal dental care, including:
• Dental cleaning
• Common diseases and treatment
• Equipment needs and maintenance
• Exotic dentistry
Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses includes access to a companion website that provides video clips, review questions, training exercises, forms, and editable glossaries. This book is an essential and invaluable resource for any veterinary technology student, veterinary technician or nurse regularly or occasionally engaged in small animal dental care.
Jeanne R. Perrone, MS, CVT, VTS (Dentistry), is owner and facilitator of VT Dental Training, which provides consulting and dentistry skills training for veterinary staff, and serves as an online adjunct instructor for the Veterinary Technician program in dentistry at St. Petersburg College in St. Petersburg, FL, USA.