When should I have my pet’s first dental exam and treatment?

Following two guidelines will help your pet get a good jump-start to healthy oral care. Puppy exams must include a dental exam – start home dental care (tooth brushing, oral rinses, approved dental chews, approved diets) 1st Oral ATP (Assessment, Treatment, Prevention)  by Dr. G
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Dr. Greenfield invited to lecture to Memphis Dentist Study Group Dr. G talks to human dentists about pet dentistry

As the only non-DDS (human dentist) member of the Tennessee Dental Association (http://www.tenndental.org/mx/hm.asp?id=AboutTDA)  I  have the fortunate pleasure of attending and participating in dental discussion groups and lectures. On Thursday, September 8,  I had the honor of lectu
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What is Your Diagnosis? Infraorbital foramen…normal anatomy

This enhanced radiograph shows a 3-rooted maxillary 3rd premolar tooth.  This occurs  ~10% of the time in dogs and cats.  However, look at the lucency around the middle root.  Is this apical pathology?  NO.  It is the infraorbital foramen, that is located usually at the level of the d
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And The Diagnosis Is…Embedded Mandibular Canines

Young pets may have teeth that do not erupt for several reasons: previous oral trauma causing tooth bud death obstruction of the eruption pathway due to either excessive fibrous tissue, tooth crowding a primary (puppy) tooth preventing eruption In any case, the next step would be to p
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