Intraoral Radiographs – What Lies Beneath?

I have been on the road for this week and am scheduled to conduct four additional in-clinic dental x-ray training sessions next week. I applaud all of the clinics for the desire to add dental radiology to the dental program. I recently gave a talk at NAVC on dental...

Ideas for Dental Health Month

Why is the incidence of dental disease so high? Is it due to lack of compliance or the lack of education of the client about the importance of dentistry or a lack of education of the veterinary staff? In many practices, dentistry accounts for less than 10% of the...

Communicating with Clients

Clients rely on the veterinary staff to provide them with vital and accurate information. Unfortunately, many times the staff may have difficulty in conveying a message to the pet parent. Terms may be used that the client doesn’t understand or slang is used that may...

Dispelling Dental Myths

Approximately 85% of adult dogs and cats have some form of oral disease. Dental problems are among the top three pet owners’ concerns in dogs and cats. As veterinary dental professionals, it is our duty to dispel the myths and misconceptions of the myriad of...