CASE OF THE MONTH
a 12 year old male apricot poodle recently
adopted from the North
Arnie's teeth and mouth on presentation to the Animal Clinic of Malone.
The tartar and halitosis were so severe that you could not even see the
teeth under all that tartar and calculus.
pre-anesthetic blood work was performed to make sure Arnie was fit for
anesthesia, Arnie was anesthetized, intubated, and an ultrasonic dental
scaling was performed by our vet
tech, Rachel to chip and scale the tartar off his teeth.
Arnie's teeth and mouth
after fifteen teeth were extracted by Dr. Stevens.
Arnie has a new lease on
life with a clean mouth and gums now.
dental machine now used to perform dentistry's. It has a dental
scaler, ultrasonic high speed drill with light source, dental polisher,
and air and water flush valves, just like the machine your dentist uses
Dental charting of Arnie's teeth after extractions performed by Dr.
final appearance of Arnie's mouth after all teeth were extracted and the
cleaning and polishing were
extracted from Arnie - all were loose or badly infected.
Arnie's teeth and mouth after dental tartar and plaque ultrasonically
removed. The teeth were then polished with a dental polisher. The loose
and badly infected
can now be detected and extracted.