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Feb 25, 2020

Orthodontic Treatment of Mandibular Canine Tooth Causing Trauma

In the context of veterinary dentistry, occlusion refers to the way the teeth of the upper jaw and lower jaw come together.  In the canine patient, normal occlusion is seen when the lower canine teeth ...

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Feb 11, 2020

Guided Tissue Regeneration of a Three-Walled Infrabony Defect of a Left Maxillary Canine Tooth in Dog

Periodontal disease is defined as a plaque-induced pathology of the periodontium (the supporting structures of the tooth) and ranges from gingivitis (stage I) to varying degrees of attachment loss (stages II-IV). There are many forms ...

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Jan 17, 2020

An Unusual Case of Pyrexia

A 6-year-old FS German Shepherd dog (pictured) presented to Dr. Jill Sammarco with a 3-week history of decreasing appetite and energy level.  She did not eat or move much the 3 days prior to presentation.  ...

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Jan 16, 2020

The Elusive Indolent Ulcer

A client presents his or her dog to you for squinting and redness.  You apply fluorescein stain to the eye and discover a superficial ulcer.  You start a topical antibiotic, pain medication and fit the ...

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