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Issue number 22.3 Date Published 01/01/2012

Oral disease in dogs and cats

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Oral disease in dogs and cats

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Persistent milk canine teeth in a Yorkshire terrier. The permanent maxillary canine erupts mesially to the milk tooth.

Issue number22.3 Published 30/03/2021

Juvenile dentistry in dogs and cats

The incidence and severity of many oral problems (e.g.periodontal disease) increase with age; however young animals can also suffer from oral or dental disorders.

By Jan Schreyer

Oral neoplasia - an overview

Issue number22.3 Published 31/03/2021

Oral neoplasia

Oral cancer is frequently encountered in both feline and canine patients; dogs are more often affected than cats...

By Lassara McCartan and David Argyle

Figure 3. Fracture of the body of the mandible; the yellow arrow shows the direction of pull by muscles that open the jaw; the red arrow shows the direction of pull by muscles that close the jaw. Gaping of the fracture line and poor alignment.

Issue number22.3 Published 01/04/2021

How I approach… Fractures of the maxilla and mandible in cats

Jaw fractures account for 5-7% of all fractures in cats and are frequently caused by car accidents or by falls from a height.

By Markus Eickhoff

Epidemiology of periodontal disease in older cats

Issue number22.3 Published 06/04/2021

Epidemiology of periodontal disease in older cats

Oral cavity disease is the most prevalent diagnosis in both dogs and cats.

By Elizabeth Lund

. Intra-oral radiographs are essential when assessing dogs and cats with possible periodontitis. Note the loss of alveolar bone around the affected teeth.

Issue number22.3 Published 08/04/2021

Systemic implications of periodontal disease

Periodontal disease is the most common infectious disease found in small animals with a prevalence that approaches 80%.

By Alessandro De Simoi

A molded metal dental prosthesis fitted after endodontic treatment and periodontal surgery to elongate the crown (note the surrounding periodontal area has no inflammation).

Issue number22.3 Published 09/04/2021

Fillings, crowns, and implants

Damaged teeth are common but often go unnoticed, or the consequences are ignored or at best underestimated.

By Nicolas Girard

Veterinary dental radiology

Issue number22.3 Published 12/04/2021

Veterinary dental radiology – an overview

Dental care is necessary to promote optimal health and quality of life, but the most visible part of the tooth...

By Michael Bailey

Dental disease in dogs and cats

Issue number22.3 Published 13/04/2021

Dental disease in dogs and cats

Detection of dental disease requires an initial oral examination, followed by a definitive oral examination under general anesthesia.

By Javier Collados

The VOHC Seal: what does it mean?

Issue number22.3 Published 11/05/2021

The VOHC Seal: what does it mean?

An independent method has been developed that delivers an impartial assessment of the efficacy of products that claim to help reduce dental plaque or calculus in our pets, as Ana Nemec describes.

By Ana Nemec