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Periodontal Disease - Veterinary case study on how to treat & save teeth

Periodontal Disease Veterinary Case Study On How To Treat Save Teeth 1
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 06 August, 2020

Periodontal disease in pets doesn't have to lead to extraction. In the majority of small animal practices, teeth with deep periodontal pockets, alveolar bone loss and furcation exposure are extracted; but with correct diagnosis, dental radiographs, specif...

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Posted by Dr David E Clarke Registered Specialist Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery Dental Care For Pets
 

iM3 Case Study: Use of Synergy Synthetic Bone Graft on Boxer with a Unilateral Dentigerous Cyst

iM3 Case Study: Use of Synergy Synthetic Bone Graft
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 21 November, 2019

Signalment: Rocket, a three-year-old, male neutered pure breed Boxer. Reason for presentation: Investigation of missing teeth which was identified during a yearly wellness examination, and an annual COHAT (Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatme...

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Posted by Dr. Kayoko Kuroda (BVSc MANZCVS Small Animal Dentistry & Oral Surgery) Northside Veterinary Care
 

iM3 Case Study: Management of a traumatic Class II malocclusion in a 6mth old Labrador dog

Im3 Management Of A Traumatic Class Ii Malocclusion In A 6mth Old Labrador
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 29 September, 2019

Background and treatment options for traumatic malocclusion due to linguoverted mandibular canine teeth ('base narrow') Linguoversion of the mandibular canine tooth/teeth is where one or both mandibular canines is lingually displaced from their normal po...

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Posted by Dr. Anthony Caiafa BVSc, BDSc, MANZCVS
 

Case study: Elderly dog presenting with stage 4 periodontal disease & tooth root in nasal cavity

Figure 1 Stage Periodontal Disease With Draining Buccal Mucosa Sinus Tooth 2018
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 05 May, 2016

A case where intraoral radiographs were essential in the diagnosis & treatment planning for periodontal disease. A 9 year old desexed female Border Collie was referred to the Veterinary Referral Practice with a long standing history of severe halitosis...

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Posted by Adjunct Associate Professor Anthony Caiafa, North Coast Veterinary Specialists
 

Veterinary Dental Case Study: Intra-oral radiographs to rule out pathology

Im3 Case Study Figure 1 Foster With Left Side Facial Swelling 1
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 27 April, 2016

Sometimes, diagnostic tests such as radiographs are taken to rule out pathology rather than to detect it. A 9 year old desexed male Golden Retriever cross Labrador "Foster" was referred to a Veterinary Specialist Referral Practice with a history of a sudd...

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Posted by Adjunct Associate Professor Anthony Caiafa, North Coast Veterinary Specialists
 

Veterinary dental radiography...Good medicine makes good business sense. Part 2

Veterinary Dental Radiography
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 22 March, 2016

Still not convinced that dental radiology is right for your veterinary practice? Good business - why is dental radiography important to your business? Dr Amanda Hulands-Neave explains in Part 2 of our Guest blog series......

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Posted by Dr Amanda Hulands-Nave BVSc(Hons) MVSt MACVSc (SA Med) MANZCVS (SA Dent)
 

Veterinary dental radiography... Good medicine makes good business sense. Part 1

Veterinary Dental Radiography
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 22 March, 2016

Still not convinced that dental radiology is right for your veterinary practice? Dr Amanda Hulands-Nave is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Australian Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS) and has generously shared some of the information she'll be discussing......

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Posted by Dr Amanda Hulands-Nave BVSc(Hons) MVSt MACVSc (SA Med) MANZCVS (SA Dent)
 

How to ask for money (Great tips for everyone working in the veterinary industry)

How To Ask For Money Tips For Everyone Working In The Veterinary Industry
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 27 August, 2015

Think your veterinary clients won't pay for dental treatments? Maybe you're just not asking them the right way.... It's dental month again, and I thought it would be appropriate to talk about how to discuss money since we seem to find it hard to ask......

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Posted by Dr Ilana Mendels Director VetPrac
 

Veterinary Dentistry and your Practice...YES .. it really is worth it!

Veterinary Dentistry Yes It Is Worth It
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 27 August, 2015

Not convinced you should spend the time and effort developing a successful dentistry program for your veterinary practice? Then you need to keep reading.......

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Posted by Dr Diederik Gelderman, Turbo Charge Your Practice
 

Pet dental health AND behaviour enrichment toys - 2 benefits for the price of one!

Cat Playing With Catnip Toy
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 13 August, 2015

It's pet dental health month now you may be asking how behaviour enrichment has anything to do with good dental hygiene? Well, did you know that there is at least two companies that now provide behaviour enrichment toys that incorporate dental chews...

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Posted by Gillian Shippen, Nurse Manager, Director Pets Need A Life Too
 

How to successfully book in that veterinary dental procedure

How To Successfully Book In That Veterinary Dental Procedure
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 13 August, 2015

It's FatD time and as I contemplated whether or not I have anything to offer this year my mind drifted back to a recent conversation with our vet team. As it turns out I had been managing to book in more dental procedures than some of the other team mem...

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5 Comments   Posted by Dr Rhys Hayward, Vets First
 

What if I don't like or enjoy veterinary dentistry?

What If I Dont Like Or Enjoy Veterinary Dentistry
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 13 August, 2015

As a veterinarian, I will admit that at times I've had a love hate relationship with dentistry. I still remember in my second practice as a recent graduate, I was working sole charge and had to extract a carnassial on a Labrador. I was still going an hour...

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Posted by Dr Natasha Wilks, High Performance Vets
 

Oral Surgery Case Study: Extraction of Mandibular Deciduous Canine Teeth due to Malocclusion

Zeta Oral Surgery Dr David Clarke Fatd
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 05 August, 2015

Dental Specialist Dr David Clarke opens up his Case Notes to share with Vetanswers... History/presentation: Zeta, a female 13 week old English Staffordshire Terrier was referred following presentation at her regular veterinarian for a routine vaccination...

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Posted by Dr David E. Clarke, Registered Specialist, Veterinary Dentistry, Hallam Veterinary Clinic
 

Dental Quotes & Images to Share Online with your Veterinary Clients

Dental Quotes Images To Share With Your Veterinary Clients During Fatd Vetanswers
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 04 August, 2015

Often you'll catch your client's attention with an image rather than just words. Sometimes you need a big pair of brown (or blue or green) eyes looking at you to help a message to sink in. In this case it's all about the importance of pet dental health .....

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Posted by Judy Gillespie, Vetanswers
 

Your kick butt veterinary dental program

Kick Butt Veterinary Dental Program
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 30 July, 2015

Kick butt with a dental program that can consistently, easily and successfully get your dental income up to between 8% and 10% of gross fee income. An untapped, currently un-used and possibly even unrecognised market......

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Posted by Dr Diederik Gelderman, Turbo Charge Your Practice
 

Flip the lip and count those teeth

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Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 30 July, 2015

If there was a simple thing that was quick, easy but that would improve your client's perception of a vet visit you would do it, wouldn't you? All of us "Flip the Lip" well, especially during Pet Dental Month, but how many of you start counting teeth......

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Posted by Dr Liz Chmurycz, Russell Vale Animal Clinic
 

To make your veterinary dental program work - your team must believe!

Dental Xray
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 11 September, 2014

Before you can successfully promote any service in your veterinary practice, your whole team must believe in its value. This ensures a consistent message about the need and value of the service. In our practice, we are 100% committed to dentistry...

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Posted by Dr Natasha Wilks, High Performance Vets
 

Let's talk about the big 3.. reasons your veterinary dental program isn't working!

The Big 3
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 03 September, 2014

Best practice dentistry isn't a program - it's a belief and a culture. Stop thinking "dental program" as if it's an initiative that falls outside the bounds of NORMAL companion animal practice and start recognising dentistry as part and parcel of high qua...

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3 Comments   Posted by Dr Gary Turnbull, Managing Director, Lincoln Institue
 

Work in a veterinary practice? Then you're in the sales business.

Work In A Veterinary Practice Were In The Sales Business Flip 2
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 18 August, 2014

You are obviously reading this either on your phone, your tablet or a computer. You are wearing clothes. You drive a car, sleep in a bed and eat food from your local store off crockery you purchased. Someone sold all of that to you. Now when you purchase...

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Posted by Dr Natasha Wilks, High Performance Vets
 

Rascally ferrets, fat rabbits & pets with scales...all have teeth that need checking

Rascally Ferret Teeth
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 18 August, 2014

Guest Blogger Dr Jayne Weller offers some great tips on how to check the dental health of some of your not-so-common patients ... the wriggly ferret, fat rabbit, guinea pig & the scaly creatures...

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Posted by Dr Jayne Weller, Animal Referral Hospital, Sydney
 

Success vs Failure in your veterinary dental program - It boils down to two things

Success Vs Failure For Your Dental Program
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 14 August, 2014

Success in veterinary dental programs relies on having well trained staff that believe in dental care. The results of last year's Vetanswers Dental Survey are very interesting when it comes to developing and implementing a successful dental program in you...

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Posted by Dr Christine Hawke, Small Animal Dental Veterinarian, Sydney Pet Dentistry
 

Tips for recommending veterinary dentals without the "icky" selling feeling

Tips For Recommending Veterinary Dentals
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 14 August, 2014

Guest Blogger Dr Liz discusses....It is without dispute that veterinarians and their team are an integral part of every animal's life and it's also well recognised, these same noble professionals do not see themselves as "salespeople" ans therefore hate t...

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1 Comments   Posted by Dr Liz Chmurycz, Russell Vale Animal Clinic
 

But I can't afford dental radiology in my veterinary practice!

Cant Afford Veterinary Dental Radiology Equipment
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 07 August, 2014

Right, I'm no accountant or financial advisor but I'm going to take on this challenge to prove that dental radiology is absolutely affordable for the average practitioner . We all know the benefits of dental radiology so I won't go in to that but here ......

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4 Comments   Posted by Dr Rhys Hayward, Vets First
 

Survey results: Dentistry in your veterinary practice - a success or just painful?

2013 Survey Results
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 31 July, 2014

After the Festival of All Things Dental was held last year to celebrate Pet Dental Health Month Vetanswers ran an online survey, Dentistry: a great part of your veterinary practice.... or a pain in the ...mouth? We collected responses from 164 from veter...

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Posted by Judy Gillespie, Vetanswers
 

Creating the perfect home dental program for your veterinary clients

The Perfect Home Dental Care Program
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 31 July, 2014

One of the sessions at the AVA 2014 conference focused on THE most important topic, which is 'Creating a Home Dental Program that works'. It was the "really works" that drew me in, as even in this day and age, the statistics of pets with dental disease st...

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Posted by Dr Liz Chmurycz, Russell Vale Animal Clinic
 

How to book in more veterinary dentals: 6 great tips

How To Book In More Veterinary Dentals Vet Edge V2
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 06 February, 2014

Most vets struggle booking in dental treatments. I remember well what it is like. While August was Dental Month for many veterinary practices, your canine and feline patients suffer from dental disease all year round......

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Posted by Connie Stewart
 

Time to get serious about dentistry in your veterinary practice?

Dr Gary Turnbull Blog 1
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 30 January, 2014

Ok, so you've decided it's time to get serious about dentistry in your veterinary practice. It's time to start a dental "program". Before you let loose on the general public (your clientele) there are few important boxes that need to be ticked........

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Posted by Dr Gary Turnbull, East Port Veterinary Hospital
 

Want to Encourage More Cats to Visit Your Practice?

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Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 22 August, 2013

So far August has been all about dentals ...well it is Dental Health Month after all. But how many dentals have you done on dogs compared to cats? Just how many cats are you seeing & how many are you NOT seeing?......

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Posted by Judy Gillespie
 

Are you Promoting Dentistry in your Veterinary Practice all Year Round?

Natasha Wilks
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 21 August, 2013

Dental month may be a focus for August but pets have tartar, gingivitis, fractured teeth and sore mouths all year. We don't just magically see all the dentals in August. For some practices, after dental month is finished, the rate of dental procedures.....

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Posted by Dr Natasha Wilks BVSc
 

Pet Dental Health & Behaviour - there IS a connection!

Cat Dog Dental Chew Toys 2
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 14 August, 2013

Environmental enrichment is my thing, so when I was invited to write a blog for Pet Dental Health Care Month from the viewpoint of my business Pets Need A Life Too!, my first thought was, "I don't do dental". Then my brain started ticking over ......

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Posted by Gillian Shippen, Nurse Manager & Director of Pets Need a Life Too
 

Regional Nerve Blocks for Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery

David Clarke Image 5
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 06 August, 2013

In recent years, the awareness among veterinarians has increased on the need to provide comprehensive pain relief, but the majority of companion animals still do not receive analgesia pre-emptively, or for an adequate duration post-operatively ......

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Posted by Dr David E. Clarke, Registered Specialist, Veterinary Dentistry, Hallam Veterinary Clinic
 

Dr Rhys Hayward discusses: Discounting of Grade 1 Dentals? The argument for....

All things dental
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 01 August, 2013

So....Grade 1 dentals...... I've battled with this one and realise that there are 2 sides to every argument. Why do we discount them? To be honest I'm not 100% sure and would be interested in other's points of view.......

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2 Comments   Posted by Dr Rhys Hayward, Vets First
 

Insider Tips for Creating a Successful Veterinary Dental Program

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Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 01 August, 2013

About 2 years ago I made a concerted effort to rev up our dentistry program. As a self-confessed 'veterinary practice management social media junkie', I figured that maybe it was actually possible to get dentistry running at 10% of turnover as opposed to...

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Posted by Dr Rhys Hayward, Vets First
 

Talking Teeth in Pet Dental Health Month

Christine Hawke Image 1
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 31 July, 2013

As veterinary staff, we are all too aware of how difficult it can be to help owners understand the importance of pet dental health care. To our trained eyes, it is obvious that most pets do not have healthy mouths. It frustrates us that their owners........

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3 Comments   Posted by Dr Christine Hawke, Small Animal Dental Veterinarian, Sydney Pet Dentistry
 

How I stopped the 'routine dentals' & started to get excited over the funky stuff

Dr Liz Chmurycz
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 25 July, 2013

There are no longer any such thing as 'routine dentals' in my veterinary practice - what about yours? As Pet Dental Month is upon us, vets, like you, all over Australia are busy 'flipping the lip' of a pet on the table, saying "Ooh, your pet needs a denta...

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Posted by Dr Liz Chmurycz, Russell Vale Animal Clinic
 

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