Breed Predispositions to Dental and Oral Disease in Dogs ?is an accessible guide to hereditary oral and dental disease. The text is designed to help veterinarians make informed clinical decisions and better communicate with clients. Comprehensive in scope, the book provides a thorough understanding of the differences between large and small dogs as related to effective dental treatment.
The book includes specific information for treating small and toy breed dogs, small breed brachycephalic dogs, and brachycephalic dogs. It contains key details of clinical conditions more likely to be faced in specific breeds.? To enhance the text, the book is filled with high quality clinical photographs and dental radiographs that demonstrate the concepts discussed.
Breed Predispositions to Dental and Oral Disease in Dogs ?is a useful resource for any clinician dealing with oral disease in dogs and:
- Offers a practical guide to the considerations in treating dental disease in specific dog breeds
- Helps veterinarians make decisions about dental therapy and communicate with clients
- Offers an understanding of breed predispositions to dental disease
- Explores the myths about the dangers of anesthetizing small breed as well as brachycephalic?dogs and provides balanced information on anesthesia
In addition, there are chapters on the welfare implications of breed specific problems as well as how to address brachiocephalic syndrome. Written for veterinary practitioners, students, technicians and nurses,?Breed Predispositions to Dental and Oral Disease in Dogs? is a useful patient-side reference for veterinary professionals.