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Articles by Sandra Manfra Marretta, DVM, DACVS, DAVDC

Sandra Manfra Marretta, DVM, DACVS, DAVDC


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An update on periodontal disease in dogs (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Periodontal disease is probably the most common disease in dogs.1 Most dogs greater than 5 years of age have significant periodontitis.

Decision making and extraction techniques in dogs (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Decision making and techniques to simplify dental extractions in dogs have been described. Proper perioperative planning and decision making regarding canine extractions can improve surgical outcome.

Managing challenging oral cases in dogs: part II (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Unusual oral lesions that may require surgical treatment include: osteomyelitis and bone sequestra, dentigerous cyst, mucoceles, lip avulsions inability to open or close the mouth, management of electrical cord injuries and severe tongue lesions requiring partial glossectomy.

Managing challenging oral cases in dogs: part I (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Two basic techniques for the repair of palatal defects are most commonly utilized. The first technique involves removal of the epithelium from the edges of the defect and complete periosteal elevation of the palatine mucosa bilaterally on each side of the cleft.

Digital dental radiography (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Dental radiography is an essential component in the delivery of high quality dental care for dogs and cats. This seminar will focus on the value of taking dental radiographs, how to take digital dental radiographs, special features available with digital dental radiographic units, advantages and disadvantages of digital dental radiography, indications for taking dental radiographs, positioning for optimal dental radiographs, critiquing dental radiographs and the importance of recognizing dental radiographic lesions.

Extractions in cats: indications, techniques and complications (Proceedings)
November 1, 2010

Decision making and techniques to simplify dental extractions in cats have been previous described.1-5 Proper perioperative planning and decision making regarding feline extractions can improve surgical outcome.

Managing jaw fractures (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

The diagnosis and treatment of oral trauma includes the management of jaw fractures and the management of temporomandibular luxations.

Managing oral tumors (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Oral tumors account for approximately 6% of all malignant tumors in dogs with malignant cancer of the mouth and pharynx occurring 2.6 times more frequently in dogs than cats.

Managing fractured and worn teeth (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

A variety of dental lesions can occur as a result of chronic wear or acute trauma including severe dental attrition, fractured teeth, subluxated teeth, avulsed teeth and jaw fractures.

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