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Top 3 Dental Lesions in Practice & How to Best Treat

Periodontal Disease According to the American Animal Hospital Association nearly two-thirds of pet owners do not provide the dental care recommended by their veterinarians. Therefore, it is no surprise that 85% of dogs and cats ...

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IMTP Adjunctive or Alternative Immunosuppressant Option

Immune Mediated Thrombocytopenia (IMTP) is the destruction of platelets due to the binding of antibodies, resulting in accelerated clearance from circulation. This occurs mainly in the spleen and liver by the mononuclear phagocytic system. Dogs ...

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Helpful Tips for Oronasal Fistula Repair

National Pet Dental Health Month is here, which means it’s a great time to promote dental health and encourage dental exams and cleanings. However, with every thorough oral exam, you never know what challenges may ...

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Tooth Resorption

The subject of tooth resorption (TR) may be unsettling to even the most seasoned dental practitioner. TR is also known as: Feline caries/cavities: a misnomer assigned before the underlying cause was known.  The tooth “decays” as ...

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Preparing Your Patient for Cataract Surgery

Cataract removal is an elective procedure that we can offer patients whose vision is affected by their cataracts. It can restore eyesight and often dramatically improves the quality of life in pets who no longer ...

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