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Electric toothbrushes: OK for pets?
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Dr. Christopher Snyder discusses whether this is a viable option for dogs and cats.
CVC highlight: A 4-tiered approach to considering the efficacies of dental home care techniques
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Veterinary dentist Dr. Christopher Snyder discusses which at-home measures are appropriate for which pets.
6 bright ideas to connect clients with dental care (Sponsored by Virbac Animal Health)
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Do you know what your clients think they know about their dogs' dental health?
Brush up your message for stronger customer engagement (Sponsored by Virbac Animal Health)
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Clients get the most knowledgeable advice about dental care from veterinary teams, and purchasing (and re-purchasing) dental products from you positions pet owners to successfully maximize their pets' dental health. Here's how to stay top of mind.
Addressing challenges in feline dentistry
Choosing the right instruments is key when performing oral surgery—particularly extractions—in cats.
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Dr. Wade Gingerich explains how the right instruments can make all the difference when performing feline oral surgery and dental procedures.
Video: Four oral regional nerve blocks
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Veterinary dentist Dr. Brett Beckman shows you how to perform four different nerve block techniques that affect different areas of the oral cavity.
Radiographing the maxillary canines in dogs (1:55)
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Dr. Niemiec demonstrates the right positioning for obtaining dental radiographs of the maxillary canines.
Visualizing the bisecting angle technique
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Dr. Niemiec illustrates how to obtain dental radiographs using the correct bisecting angle.
Noninvasive mandibular and symphyseal fracture reduction (Proceedings)
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There are many techniques currently employed for Mandibular fracture repair. They range from simple tape muzzle placement to various forms of invasive surgical reduction. Surgical reduction techniques include intra oral wire cerclage or ligation, osseous plating, inter medullary pining to extra-oral fixation appliances or combinations thereof.
Practical regional anesthesia for dentistry and oral surgery (Proceedings)
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Local anesthesia is employed prior to all dental procedures. Dental procedures can be very painful. The patient often can feel dental procedures while under inhalation anesthesia.
Composite restorative dentistry in your practice (Proceedings)
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Dental materials and their applications are the most rapidly evolving developments in both human and veterinary dentistry. The varied applications of dental composites in veterinary dentistry beyond their use in human dentistry are cutting edge innovations.
Dentistry, the oral exam: practical anatomy and common pathology (Proceedings)
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The etiology of dental malocclusion in dogs and cats has been explored to a large degree in recent years due to the strong emphasis on veterinary dentistry.
Detailed 5 Part Simple and Surgical Extraction Series
Safe Dental Care for Seniors (Sponsored by IDEXX)
Oral surgery and dental techniques
From teeth to tail and back again: Oral manifestations of systemic disease and systemic effects of oral disease in cats (Sponsored by Greenies)
Understanding dental hygiene

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Client education and compliance
Conversation tree: Discuss dental care for senior pets
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As pets age, their owners may resist dental care, insisting their pets are too old for anesthesia or offering up other myths when they turn down the care you recommend. Consider these tips to explain the value of dental care at every stage of life, including the golden years.
Do not neglect dental care: Talk to clients about brushing their pets teeth.
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Clients need to brush their pets teeth to prevent dental disease and other illnesses.
Dentistry: Something to smile about
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Pet dental health campaign offers free client-education kits and a chance to win a chunk of change.
Dental disease handout
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Download a free client handout that explains?and pictures?the four stages of dental disease.
Talking teeth with timid clients
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Chew on this advice for improving dental compliance.
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