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1

Reasons for Dentistry in Vet medicine

85% of all canine and felines over 2yr have periodontal disease

2

Bacteria can lead to systemic infections that can affect what orgarns

Heart, Liver, Kidneys, Immune system

3

Common signs

Halitosis, Tartar, Mouth pain, Drooling Drooping food/not eating, Swelling on face.

4

What is the role of the Technician

Recognizing signs of dental disease, prophylaxis, Charting, Radiographs, Subgingival root planing, Client education

5

What is AAHA

American Animal Hospital Association. They handle the standard of Veterinary care

6

What is AVDC

American Veterinary Dental College

7

What is NAVTA

National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

8

What is ASVDT

American Society of Veterinary Dental Technicians

9

What is VOHC

Veterinary Oral Heath Council

10

What PPE should a technician wear during a prophylaxis?

Gloves, Goggles, and Mask

11

What type of hazards are possible during a prophylaxis?

Chemical, physical, biologic, ergonomics

12

What type of skin exposure is possible during a prophylaxis?

Cross contamination, Toxic material, carcinogenics (affect liver and kidney), puncture wounds

13

What mineralized tissue covers the root of the tooth

Cementum

14

When perofrming a dental prophylaxis minimum safety equipment includes.

Glasses, mask, and gloves

15

Apical means what?

Toward the root tip