Dental Fracture Management in Cat and dog
Dogs and cats with broken or fractured teeth are an extremely common presentation for small animal practitioners. Every day, patients will be seen with a fractured tooth, dental caries, pulpal hemorrhage or some other dental complications. Many of these conditions are a source of pain to the animal but often ignored by the owners. Extraction, usually, is not the only solution, because the teeth of small animals respond very well to advanced dental techniques, especially endodontic treatment. This paper discusses treatment options for fractured teeth including endodontic treatment, vital pulp therapy, surgical dental extraction.
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