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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 number 22.3 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

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

Issue number 22.3 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

Self-induced ventral alopecia, often with no obvious lesions, is a common presentation in cats with skin disease.

Issue number 31.1 Published 07/04/2021

Feline cutaneous adverse food reactions

Owners are often keen to blame their cat’s diet if their pet develops a skin problem, but is this correct? In this article the authors discuss appropriate methods for the diagnosis and treatment of adverse food reactions.

By Sarah Hoff and Darren Berger

Epidemiology of periodontal disease in older cats

Issue number 22.3 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

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Issue number 30.3 Published 01/12/2020

Canine Health and Welfare

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