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Small Animal Dental Procedures for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 5185717
  • Book
  • October 2020
  • 272 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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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1: The Basics
Gerianne Holzman

Anatomy of the Skull

Odontogenesis

Anatomy of the Tooth

Directional Terminology

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

2: The Examination Room and the Dental Patient
Mary Berg

Introduction

The Client Interview

The Oral Examination: Conscious Patient

Communicating with Clients

The Dental Estimate (Treatment Plan)

WEBSITE ICON Training and Key Terms: Online only

3: Components of the Dental Operatory
Benita Altier

Components of the Dental Operatory: The Big Picture

Operatory Functionality

Dental Delivery Units

Dental Handpieces

Summary of Power Equipment

Dental Tables and Chairs

Organizing the Dental Operatory

Personal Protection

Ergonomics

WEBSITE ICON Training, Key Terms, and Supplemental Figures: Online only

4: Anesthesia and the Dental Patient
Annie Mills

Introduction

Anesthesia for the Dental Patient

Anesthetic Equipment

Monitoring Anesthesia and Common Complications

Pain Management in the Dental Patient

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

5: The Dental Cleaning
Julie McMahon

Introduction

Common Instrumentation for the Dental Cleaning

The Dental Record

The Dental Cleaning Procedure

Cleaning the Teeth Using the Power Scaler

Dental Cleaning with Hand Instrumentation

Polishing

Recovery

Home Care

Equipment and Instrument Care

WEBSITE ICON 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
Laurel Bird

Radiography in Veterinary Dentistry

The Dental X-Ray Unit

Dental Radiographic Image Media and Capture

Positioning for Taking Dental Radiographs

Care and Storage of Images

Anatomy on the Dental Radiograph5

Troubleshooting

Advanced Imaging

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

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

Introduction

Periodontal Disease
Jeanne R. Perrone

What is Periodontal Disease?

Pathogenesis of Periodontal Disease

Clinical Signs

Radiographic Signs

Treatment and Therapies

In Conclusion

WEBSITE ICON Training, Key Terms, Supplemental Figures, Presentations (Stages of periodontal disease, Flap procedures, Dental extractions, Oronasal fistula), and Videos (Periodontal hand instrumentation, Extraction instrumentation): Online only

Endodontic Disease
Sara Sharp

Anatomy of the Pulp

Indications for Endodontic Therapy Due to Trauma

The Endodontic Exam

The Endodontic Treatment

In Conclusion

WEBSITE ICON Training, Key Terms, and Supplemental Figures: Online only

Malocclusion
Patricia A. March

Normal Occlusion

Types and Treatments of Malocclusions

Position Statements

Treatment of Malocclusions

In Conclusion

WEBSITE ICON Training, Key Terms, and Supplemental Figures: Online only

Jaw Fracture Management
Patricia A. March

Types of Jaw Fractures and Their Treatment

Diagnosis of Jaw Fractures

Jaw Fracture Management

Jaw Fracture Repair

Home Care

WEBSITE ICON Training, Key Terms, Supplemental Figures and Presentation (Tape muzzle): Online only

Oral Tumors
Patricia A. March

Benign Oral Tumors and Treatments

Malignant Oral Tumors and Treatments

Charting and Preparation of Samples

WEBSITE ICON Training, Key Terms, and Supplemental Figures: Online only

8 Feline Dentistry
Jennifer Crawford and Billie Jean (Jeannie) Losey

Introduction

Gingivostomatitis

Jennifer Crawford

Symptoms of Gingivostomatitis

Diagnostics

Oral Evaluation

Treatments

Aftercare

Summary

WEBSITE ICON Key Terms and Supplemental Figures: Online only

Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex
Billie Jean (Jeannie) Losey

Causes

Symptoms

Diagnostics

Treatments

WEBSITE ICON Key Terms and Video (Eosinophilic granuloma complex): Online only

Feline Tooth Resorption
Billie Jean (Jeannie) Losey

Definition and Symptoms

Stages of Tooth Resorption

Diagnostics

Charting

Treatment

WEBSITE ICON Key Terms, Training, Supplemental Figures, and Video (Tooth resorption): Online only

9: Dentistry and the Exotic Patient
Kathy Istace

Challenges of Exotic Dentistry

Rodent Dentistry

Caviomorph Rodents (Guinea Pigs, Chinchillas, Degus)

Murine Rodents (Rats, Mice, Hamsters, Gerbils)

Oral Examination of Rodents

Anesthesia and Pain Management

Common Dental Problems of Rodents

Dental Instruments

Husbandry and Home Care

WEBSITE ICON Supplemental Figures and Video (Pocket pet dentistry for the veterinary technician): Online only

Miscellaneous Small Pets
Hedgehogs

Sugar Gliders

Rabbit Dentistry

Oral Anatomy and Dentition of Rabbits

Oral Examination of Rabbits

Anesthesia and Pain Management

Common Dental Problems of Rabbits

Dental Instruments

Husbandry and Home Care

WEBSITE ICON Supplemental Figures: Online only

Ferret Dentistry

Oral Anatomy and Dentition of Ferrets

Common Dental Problems of Ferrets

Dental Instruments

Husbandry and Home Care

WEBSITE ICON Supplemental Figures: Online only

Dental Radiography for the Exotic Patient

Materials and Equipment

Rodents and Rabbits

Ferrets

WEBSITE ICON Supplemental Figures: Online only

WEBSITE ICON Training, Key Terms, and Documents (Dental assessment charts for rabbit, guinea pig, chinchilla, rat, mouse, hamster, and ferret): Online only

10: Discharging the Dental Patient
Patricia Dominguez

Discharge Instructions: What You Need

The Importance of Photographs and Radiographs

Managing Recheck Visits

Reminders: How Often Should Dental Patients Return?

WEBSITE ICON Training, Key Terms, and Supplemental Figure: Online only

Appendices

1. Home Oral Health Care Interview Form

2. Canine Dental Chart

3. Feline Dental Chart

4. Dental Procedure Estimate

5. Dental Procedure Release Form

6. Dental Radiograph Template

7. Discharge Take Home Instructions Example

8. Discharge Take Home Pictures: Simple Example

9. Discharge Take Home Pictures: Detailed Example

Index

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Jeanne R. Perrone Veterinary Technician, Tampa Bay Veterinary Dentistry, Tampa, Florida, USA.
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