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Top 10 diseases in dogs and cats

August 1, 2010

Data reveals the most common diagnoses for dogs and cats during various stages of life.

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Oral pathology and charting (Part 1) (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

It is important to be able to identify oral pathology and anomalies. It is equally important to correctly record the pathology on dental charts. A thorough dental examination includes both conscious and anesthetized examinations as well as charting disease processes, pathology and anomalies, and treatment plans.

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Oral pathology and charting (Part 2) (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

In the previous lecture, the importance of being able to identify periodontal indices was discussed as well as the importance of correctly recording that pathology on dental charts. The indices most commonly evaluated are gingivitis, probe depth, gingival recession, furcation involvement, mobility and periodontal attachment.

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Troubleshooting dental radiology (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Dental radiographs are in essential part of the oral exam. The crown is just the tip of the iceberg. Approximately 42% of dental pathology is found subgingivally. Radiographs will help diagnose pathology that is not visible from the surface, confirm suspect pathology as well as help demonstrate the pathology to the client.

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Lock hat pain (Dental nerve blocks) (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Pain management is more than the latest popular terminology. It is an important part of veterinary dentistry. Many of the procedures performed on animals are painful and it is our duty as technicians to ensure that our patients are as comfortable as possible. The deliver of local nerve blocks prior to performing many dental procedures or oral surgery is a great way to create preemptive analgesia. This can often be incorporated into a multimodal plan for pain control.

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Who's to blame for poor client compliance?

August 1, 2010

Veterinarians? Team members? Clients? You told us who you felt was at fault.

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3 reasons clients don't comply

July 1, 2010

Do you feel frustrated when clients ignore your recommendations? You're not alone. Use these tools to remove the common barriers that keep clients from following through.

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Client handout: How to create low-stress veterinary visits for cats

July 1, 2010

Getting a cat to the clinic can be tough for clients. Teach them how to relax their fraidy cats with this handout.

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What you should know about vaccines in your pets

June 1, 2010

Give your clients need-to-know facts about a vital part of their pet?s well-being.

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