Flashcards in Introduction Deck (15):
Reasons for Dentistry in Vet medicine
85% of all canine and felines over 2yr have periodontal disease
Bacteria can lead to systemic infections that can affect what orgarns
Heart, Liver, Kidneys, Immune system
Halitosis, Tartar, Mouth pain, Drooling Drooping food/not eating, Swelling on face.
What is the role of the Technician
Recognizing signs of dental disease, prophylaxis, Charting, Radiographs, Subgingival root planing, Client education
What is AAHA
American Animal Hospital Association. They handle the standard of Veterinary care
What is AVDC
American Veterinary Dental College
What is NAVTA
National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
What is ASVDT
American Society of Veterinary Dental Technicians
What is VOHC
Veterinary Oral Heath Council
What PPE should a technician wear during a prophylaxis?
Gloves, Goggles, and Mask
What type of hazards are possible during a prophylaxis?
Chemical, physical, biologic, ergonomics
What type of skin exposure is possible during a prophylaxis?
Cross contamination, Toxic material, carcinogenics (affect liver and kidney), puncture wounds
What mineralized tissue covers the root of the tooth
When perofrming a dental prophylaxis minimum safety equipment includes.
Glasses, mask, and gloves