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Tool tips for efficient dentistry
May 3, 2023Dental procedures and oral surgery can be extra challenging, especially when extracting tiny teeth or tooth roots, such as in feline patients. Proper selection and organization of equipment, instruments, lighting source, magnification, suction, as well as sufficient training in using them could solve many common issues in veterinary dentistry.
Has the time come for dental month to die?
February 7, 2023Could 2023 be the year dental discounts die? When National Pet Dental Health Month began in February two decades ago, its goal was to educate pet owners and fill seasonal downturns for practices. Deliberate discounts have mutated into marketing monsters for hospitals. Many practices have jampacked dental schedules from January to March to accommodate the demand.
Deciphering an odd dental image
December 1, 2022One of Dr. John Lewis's favorite parts of writing the monthly column for Veterinary Practice News is presenting cases that are rarely seen, so when you come across them in practice, you will have the answers. These dental “zebras” are rare findings or conditions that you will not see every day, but you will likely see during your career.
One vet’s tips for safer dental procedures
October 20, 2022Diagnostic testing continues to be a great tool to procure as much information as possible about a patient’s health—even mitigating serious risk in certain situations. Testing prior to dental procedures can be particularly important, as oral health evaluation and treatment require use of anesthesia.