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Marine Mammal Medicine Workshop

8th Marine Mammal Medical Workshop

January 30th - February 2nd, 2003

Nausicaa - Boulogne-sur-mer - France


BASIC PRINCIPLES OF ZOO ANIMAL DENTISTRY - AND THE DENTAL TREATMENT PINNIPEDS

Peter Kertesz, BDS(U.Lond.), LDS RCS Eng.

Zoodent International, 29A Brook Street, London W1K 4HE, U.K.
Dental Consultant to the International Zoo Veterinary Group and the Zoological Society of London.

The mouth is the gateway to the existence of all animals. At the same time if the mouth or the teeth of an animal are damaged or diseased it also offers a perfect pathway for pathogens to enter the body and cause serious localised or systemic repercussions.


Basic Principles of Zoo Animal Dentistry

Treatment Needs

Treatment Objectives

Preparation

Equipment


Pinnipeds

Periodontal disease

Dental stains
Juvenile periodontosis
Chronic periodontitis

Dental trauma

Endodontics
Extractions


For more information, contact the workshop manager.   Mail Géraldine

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