Monthly Archives: December 2010
Anesthesia free dentistry (anesthesia-free) in pets particularly in dogs and cats is unfortunately becoming more common. This is a very timely and important post meant to benefit pet parents, veterinarians and most of all our pets. This case is … Continue reading
This is a 2 year old domestic short haired cat that presented with a dramatic oral mass adjacent to a missing maxillary canine tooth. Radiographs revealed an unerupted canine tooth and an expansile dentigerous cyst. Surgical removal of the tooth … Continue reading
Periodontal disease in cats results in expansion of vestibular bone resulting in pocketing between bone and the tooth and expanding the gingiva as shown. Extraction is facilitated by utilizing a mucoperiosteal flap and removing the bone with a diamond bur.