Chronic Feline Gingivostomatitis

Dr. Greenfield recently wrote an article for Today’s Veterinary Practice. We wanted to share the article on our blog and you can read the entire article by clicking here.

Chronic Feline Gingivostomatitis: Proven Therapeutic Approaches & New Treatment Options

Barden Greenfield, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD
Memphis Veterinary Specialists, Cordova, Tennessee
Arkansas Veterinary Specialists, Little Rock, Arkansas

Chronic gingivostomatitis (CGS) in the cat is a very painful disease, characterized by severe inflammation of the gingiva, buccal mucosa, and caudal oral mucosa.1 CGS affects 0.7% to 10% of the general cat population.2

This article reviews clinical signs of CGS, current treatment modalities, and promising treatment options that may be available soon.

IDENTIFYING INFLAMMATION

It is important to differentiate gingivitis from stomatitis…(click here to read the entire article).

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