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Wiggs's Veterinary Dentistry

  • ID: 4542285
  • Book
  • January 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 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 Physiology
Matthew Lemmons

Chapter 2: Oral Examination and Diagnosis
Jan Bellows

Chapter 3: Oral Radiology and Imaging
Brook Niemiec

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

Chapter 5: Periodontology
Kevin Stepaniuk

Chapter 6: Traumatic Dentoalveolar Injuries
Jason Soukup

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

Chapter 8: General Oral Pathology
Heidi Lobprise

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

Chapter 10: Oral Surgery Periodontal Surgery
Heidi Lobprise and Kevin Stepaniuk

Chapter 11: Oral Surgery Extractions
Cynthia Charlier

Chapter 12: Oral Surgery General
Heidi Lobprise

Chapter 13: Oral Surgery Fracture and Trauma Repair
Kendall Taney and Christopher Smithson

Chapter 14: Oral Surgery Oral and Maxillofacial Tumors
Heidi Lobprise and Jason Soukup

Chapter 15: Basic Endodontic Therapy
Robert Boyd

Chapter 16: Advanced Endodontic Therapy
Michael Peak and Heidi Lobprise

Chapter 17: Restorative Dentistry
Anthony Caiafa and Louis Visser

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

Chapter 19: Occlusion and Orthodontics
Heidi Lobprise

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

Chapter 21: Small Mammal Oral and Dental Diseases
Loic Legendre

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

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Heidi B. Lobprise
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