Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

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Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 2nd Edition brings together all aspects of canine, feline, and exotic animal dentistry for veterinary technicians and nurses. Offering complete coverage of all aspects of dental treatment for dogs, cats, and exotic pets, the book describes techniques for veterinary technicians providing dental care. Les mer
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Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 2nd Edition brings together all aspects of canine, feline, and exotic animal dentistry for veterinary technicians and nurses. Offering complete coverage of all aspects of dental treatment for dogs, cats, and exotic pets, the book describes techniques for veterinary technicians providing dental care. The new edition includes brand new information on digital radiology, plus updates to current protocols and improved images throughout the book.

The chapters contained within include in-depth coverage of all stages of small animal dental care, including:
* Anesthesia
* Radiology
* Dental cleaning
* Common diseases and treatment
* Equipment needs and maintenance
* Exotic dentistry

Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses includes access to a companion website that provides video clips, review questions, training exercises, forms, and editable glossaries. This book is an essential and invaluable resource for any veterinary technology student, veterinary technician or nurse regularly or occasionally engaged in small animal dental care.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Contributors xii


Foreword by Judy Ozier xiii


Foreword from Academy of Veterinary Dental Technicians xv


Preface xvi


Acknowledgments xvii


1: The Basics 1
Gerianne Holzman


Anatomy of the Skull 2


Odontogenesis 10


Anatomy of the Tooth 13


Directional Terminology 16


Training, Key Terms, and Videos (Dental anatomy, Directional terminology, Tooth numbering): Online only


2: The Examination Room and the Dental Patient 21
Mary Berg


Introduction 22


The Client Interview 22


The Oral Examination: Conscious Patient 23


Communicating with Clients 25


The Dental Estimate (Treatment Plan) 26


Training and Key Terms: Online only


3: Components of the Dental Operatory 29
Benita Altier


Components of the Dental Operatory: The Big Picture 30


Operatory Functionality 30


Dental Delivery Units 31


Dental Handpieces 36


Summary of Power Equipment 41


Dental Tables and Chairs 41


Organizing the Dental Operatory 44


Personal Protection 44


Ergonomics 47


Training, Key Terms, and Supplemental Figures: Online only


4: Anesthesia and the Dental Patient 51
Annie Mills


Introduction 52


Anesthesia for the Dental Patient 52


Anesthetic Equipment 53


Monitoring Anesthesia and Common Complications 56


Pain Management in the Dental Patient 60


Training, Key Terms, Video (Operatory final), and Document (Anesthesia cheat sheet): Online only


5: The Dental Cleaning 65
Julie McMahon


Introduction 66


Common Instrumentation for the Dental Cleaning 67


The Dental Record 69


The Dental Cleaning Procedure 73


Cleaning the Teeth Using the Power Scaler 81


Dental Cleaning with Hand Instrumentation 82


Polishing 84


Recovery 86


Home Care 86


Equipment and Instrument Care 89


Training, Key Terms, Supplemental Figures, Videos (Basics of the dental cleaning), Presentation (Skillbuilder for basics of the dental cleaning), and Documents (Brushing the teeth and Developing a home dental health care plan): Online only


6: Dental Radiology 93
Laurel Bird


Radiography in Veterinary Dentistry 94


The Dental X-Ray Unit 94


Dental Radiographic Image Media and Capture 97


Positioning for Taking Dental Radiographs 107


Care and Storage of Images 123


Anatomy on the Dental Radiograph 124


Troubleshooting 127


Advanced Imaging 129


Training, Key Terms, and Video (Dental radiograph positioning): Online only


7: Common Dental Conditions and Treatments 131
Jeanne R. Perrone, Sara Sharp, and Patricia A. March


Introduction 132


Periodontal Disease 132
Jeanne R. Perrone


What is Periodontal Disease? 132


Pathogenesis of Periodontal Disease 132


Clinical Signs 134


Radiographic Signs 134


Treatment and Therapies 137


In Conclusion 141


Training, Key Terms, Supplemental Figures, Presentations (Stages of periodontal disease, Flap procedures, Dental extractions, Oronasal f