Case Study (Interesting Kitty Case)

A 12 year old siamese presented for teeth cleaning. Physical exam showed multiple missing teeth and interesting radiographic findings

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I am mainly concerned with the lucency apical to the right mandibular canine.

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Left side for comparison

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After multiple views of the apex and pulp chamber I figured the pulp was viable and the problem was not endodontic, I chose to flap the lesion, found yellow cyst like gel removed the 3rd premolar and packed the area with consil.

Picture of surgical exposure
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radiograph after extraction of 3rd pm
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application of Consil
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post op radiograph after application of Consil
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Refer to associated Dentistry Board discussion

Table of Contents
Dental Encyclopedia
Jan Bellows, DVM, AVDC, ABVP

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The Smile Book III
A text on Canine Periodontal Disease Diagnosis and Therapy
1. Introduction
2. Dental Anatomy
3. Endodontics
4. Orthodontics
5. Periodontics
6. Crown Preparation
7. Feline Dentistry
8. Dental Pediatrics
9. Exotic Dentistry
10. Jaw Fractures
11. Radiology
12. Instruments
13. Materials
14. Equipment
15. Professional Teeth Cleaning
16. Developmental Abnormalities
17. Oral Surgery
18. The Dental Chart
19. Dental Terminology
20. Case Study (endo-perio)
21. Case Study (Avulsed tooth)
22. Case Study (Fractured Premolar)
23. Case Study (Interesting Kitty Case)
24. Case Study (Reason to Radiograph)
25. Case Study (Crown reduction)
26. Case Study (Ouch)
27. Case Study (Cystic Mass)
28. Case Study (Oral Nasal Fistula)
29. Case Study (TM Ankylosis)


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