ISBN-10:
1840761083
ISBN-13:
9781840761085
Pub. Date:
09/14/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Small Animal Dental and Oral Maxillofacial Diseases

Small Animal Dental and Oral Maxillofacial Diseases

by Brook A. Niemiec

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ISBN-13: 9781840761085
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/14/2010
Series: Veterinary Color Handbook Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author


American Veterinary Dental College, Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, California Veterinary Specialties Group, California, USA

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Preface 7

Abbrevations 8

Chapter 1 Anatomy and Physiology

Canine dental anatomy 10

Feline dental anatomy 12

Rodent and lagomorph dental anatomy 13

Dental terminology 14

Tooth development 17

Enamel, dentin, and pulp 18

Periodontium 20

Bones of the face and jaws 22

Muscles, cheeks, and lips 26

Neurovascular structures 28

Joints of die head 31

Hard and soft palates 32

Tongue 34

Salivary glands 36

Lymph nodes and tonsils 38

Chapter 2 Oral Examination

Step 1 History 40

Step 2 General physical examination 41

Step 3 Orofacial examination 42

Step 4 Conscious (awake) intraoral examination 44

Step 5 The anesthetized orodental examination 54

Chapter 3 Veterinary Dental Radiology

Step 1 Patient positioning 64

Step 2 Film placement within the patient's month 64

Step 3 Positioning the beam head 65

Step 4 Setting the exposure 67

Step 5 Exposing the radiograph 68

Step 6 Developing the radiograph 69

Step 7 Techniques for various individual teeth 72

Step 8 Interpreting dental radiographs 79

Chapter 4 Pathology in the Pediatric Patient

Persistent deciduous teeth 90

Fractured deciduous teeth 93

Malocclusions (general) 95

Deciduous malocclusions 96

Class I malocclusions 98

Mesioversed maxillary canines (lance effect) 100

Base narrow canines 102

Class II malocclusion (overshot, mandibular brachygnathism) 104

Class III malocclusion (undershot) 106

Class IV malocclusion (wry bite) 108

Cleft palate 110

Cleft lip (harelip) 112

Tight lip 113

Hypodontia/oligodontia and anodontia (congenially missing teeth) 114

Impacted or embedded (unerupted) teeth 116

Denrigerous cyst (follicular cyst) 118

Odontoma 119

Hairy tongue 121

Enamel hypocalcification (hypoplasia) 122

Feline juvenile (puberty) gingivitis/periodontitis 124

Oral papillomatosis 126

Chapter 5 Pathologies of the Dental Hard Tissues

Uncomplicated crown fracture (closed crown fracture) 128

Complicated crown fracture (open crown fracture) 130

Caries (cavity, tooth decay) 133

Type 1 feline tooth resorption (TR) 136

Type 2 feline tooth resorption (TR) 138

Enamel hypoplasia and hypocalcification 140

Dental abrasion 142

Dental attrition 144

External resorption 146

Internal resorption 148

Intrinsic stains (endogenous stains) 149

Extrinsic stains (exogenous stains) 151

Primary endodontic lesion with secondary periodontal disease 152

Primary periodontal lesion with secondary endodontic involvement 153

Combined endodontic and periodontal lesion 155

Idiopathic root resorption 156

Chapter 6 Problems with the Gingiva

Gingivitis 160

Periodontitis 164

Generalized gingival enlargement (gingival hyperplasia) 170

Trauma 172

Epulids 173

Gingivostomatitis (caudal stomatitis) in cats 176

Chapter 7 Pathologies of the Oral Mucosa

Oronasal fistula 184

Eosinophilic granuloma complex 186

Chronic ulcerative paradental stomatitis (CUPS) (kissing lesions) 189

Immune-mediated diseases affecting the oral cavity 192

Uremic stomatitis 194

Candidiasis (thrush) 195

Caustic burns of the oral cavity 197

Chapter 8 Problems with Muscles, Bones, and Joints

Masticatory myositis 200

Craniomandibular osteopathy 202

Idiopathic trigeminal neuritis 204

Temporomandibular joint luxation 205

Temporomandibular joint dysplasia 206

Fractures 207

Traumatic tooth avulsion and luxation 214

Root fractures 216

Osteomyelitis 217

Tumors and cysts 218

Hyperparathyroidism 221

Tetanus 222

Botulism 224

Chapter 9 Malignant Oral Neoplasia

Introduction 226

Malignant melanoma 228

Fibrosarcoma 230

Squamous cell carcinoma 232

Histologically low-grade, biologically high-grade, fibrosarcoma 234

Osteosarcoma 235

Chapter 10 Pathologies of the Salivary System

Sialoceles 238

Salivary gland tumors 240

Sialoliths (salivary stones) 241

Appendices 243

References 249

Index 267

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