Breed predispositions to dental and oral disease in dogs
Breed predispositions to dental and oral disease in dogs
1st ed., 196 pages, 400 ill., John Wiley & Sons, June 2021
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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.

Chapter 1 Conditions common in Small and Toy breed dogs 
Chapter 2: Conditions seen in both small and brachycephalic breeds, therefore small brachycephalic breeds (Pug, Lhasa Apso, Shih Tzu, etc.) are even more significantly affected.
Chapter 3: The Welfare Concerns of Heritable Dental Diseases
Chapter 4: Conditions commonly seen in Brachycephalic breeds
Chapter 5: Brachycephalic Airway Disease
Sean W. Aiken
Chapter 6: The Unique Welfare Challenges of Brachycephalism
Chapter 7: Other heritable conditions
Chapter 8: Anesthetic Management of Toy & Small Breed Dogs
Amber Hopkins
Chapter 9: Brachycephalic Breeds and Anesthesia
Amber Hopkins
Chapter 10: Periodontal Therapy in Small and Toy Breed Dogs
Chapter 11: Extractions

Brook A. Niemiec
DVM, DAVDC, DEVDC, FAVD, is the Chief of Staff at Veterinary Dental Specialties and Oral Surgery, Founding consultant of, Director of San Diego Veterinary Dental Training Center in San Diego, California, USA, and President of Veterinary Dental Sharpening Service.

Item Code: ODONT47
ISBN: 9781119552116
Weigth: 600 g
Species: Dog/Cat
Discipline: Odontoiatry/Odontostomatology
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