A Novel Solution for an Injured Turtle

The term “beakistry” sounds like it could be one of the dark arts worthy of inclusion in a novel by Stephen King, the master of the horror genre, it isn’t. It’s a term to describe a form of dentistry applied to animals with beaks, like birds and turtles. Turtles like Stephen King. Now, don’t call...

The Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT) : What We Know So Far

Last year, the American Dental Association (ADA) introduced a new exam called the Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT). This was in response to the lack of scores from other standardized dental exams such as the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE...

Imaging Essentials: Interpretation of Dental Radiographs in Dogs and CatsPart 2: Normal Variations and Abnormal Findings

This article focuses on interpretation of normal anatomic variations as well as congenital and pathologic abnormal findings on dental radiographs in dogs and cats (Box 1). Both articles assume the reader is familiar with basic dental radiographic acquisition techniques, concepts, and skills...

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Pet Health By the NumbersCanine Periodontal Disease

Today’s Veterinary Practice and Banfield Pet Hospitals (banfield.com) have partnered together to bring you Pet Health by the Numbers. This column provides clinically relevant statistics extracted from medical record data of nearly 2.5 million dogs and nearly 500,000 cats presented to more than 92...

Imaging EssentialsInterpretation of Dental Radiographs in Dogs & CatsPart 1: Principles & Normal Findings

Dental radiography is considered part of the standard of care for dogs and cats undergoing dental intervention. Radiographs are essential for identifying and documenting the nature and severity of dental disorders and conditions.

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