Wiggs's Veterinary Dentistry

  • ID: 4542285
  • Book
  • 512 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Wiggs s Veterinary Dentistry: Principles and Practice, Second Edition is a fully updated and expanded new edition of the classic comprehensive reference for veterinary dentistry. Offering a greater breadth of information than other veterinary dentistry texts, the book provides a detailed examination of all topics related to veterinary dentistry, ranging from the basic principles to advanced procedures. This Second Edition has been significantly revised and expanded, offering more images and an even greater wealth of information than the previous book. 

Written by an international list of leading veterinary dental experts, Wiggs s Veterinary Dentistry: Principles and Practice is an authoritative resource for principles and techniques related to dental care of pets. It covers all dental equipment, instruments and materials; oral anatomy and physiology; radiology and imaging; oral disease, trauma, and surgery; anesthesia and pain management; tooth extraction; endodontic therapy; restorative dentistry; crowns and prosthodontics; the basics of orthodontics; and more. It also looks at oral and dental disease in felines and other groups, including small mammals and exotic animals. 

  • Provides current, comprehensive information on veterinary dentistry
  • Encompasses rudimentary tenets of the field as well as advanced techniques
  • Presents the state–of–the–art in veterinary dentistry, with all topics fully updated, revised, and expanded to reflect current knowledge
  • Written by leading veterinary dental specialists and edited by luminaries in the field
  • Includes more images and color throughout to support the text

Wiggs s Veterinary Dentistry is essential reading for any veterinary dental specialist or general practitioner with an interest in veterinary dentistry.

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List of Contributors

Chapter 1: Oral Anatomy and PhysiologyMatthew Lemmons

Chapter 2: Oral Examination and DiagnosisJan Bellows

Chapter 3: Oral Radiology and ImagingBrook Niemiec

Chapter 4: Developmental Pathology and PedodontologyBonnie Shope, Paul Mitchell and Diane Carle

Chapter 5: PeriodontologyKevin Stepaniuk

Chapter 6: Traumatic Dentoalveolar InjuriesJason Soukup

Chapter 7: Oral and Maxillofacial Tumors, Cysts and Tumor–Like LesionsJason Soukup and John Lewis

Chapter 8: General Oral PathologyHeidi Lobprise

Chapter 9: Anesthesia and Pain ManagementLindsey C. Snyder, Christopher Snyder and Donald Beebe

Chapter 10: Oral Surgery Periodontal SurgeryHeidi Lobprise and Kevin Stepaniuk

Chapter 11: Oral Surgery ExtractionsCynthia Charlier

Chapter 12: Oral Surgery GeneralHeidi Lobprise

Chapter 13: Oral Surgery Fracture and Trauma RepairKendall Taney and Christopher Smithson

Chapter 14: Oral Surgery Oral and Maxillofacial TumorsHeidi Lobprise and Jason Soukup

Chapter 15: Basic Endodontic TherapyRobert Boyd

Chapter 16: Advanced Endodontic TherapyMichael Peak and Heidi Lobprise

Chapter 17: Restorative DentistryAnthony Caiafa and Louis Visser

Chapter 18: Crowns and ProsthodonticsCurt Coffman, Christopher Visser, Jason Soukup and Michael Peak

Chapter 19: Occlusion and OrthodonticsHeidi Lobprise

Chapter 20: Domestic Feline Oral and Dental DiseasesAlexander Reiter, Norman Johnston, Jamie Anderson and Heidi Lobprise

Chapter 21: Small Mammal Oral and Dental DiseasesLoic Legendre

Chapter 22: Exotic Animals Oral and Dental DiseasesRobert Fecchio, Marco Gioso and Kristin Bannon

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Heidi B. Lobprise
J. R. (Bert) Dodd
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