Fractured Teeth

By Dr. Buelow / September 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Fractured (broken) teeth are a common finding in veterinary medicine.   What causes broken teeth? In dogs, fractured teeth are most often caused by chewing on inappropriately hard objects, such as elk antlers or marrow bones, but can also be the result of trauma. The 4th premolar and 1st molar are the carnassial, or chewing…

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By Dr. Buelow / June 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

What is stomatitis? Feline stomatitis is a painful disease that we encounter all too often as veterinary dentists. It is characterized by severe inflammation of the gingiva and mucosa in the mouths of our feline patients. The classical appearance of stomatitis involves inflammation in the caudal oral cavity (far back regions of the mouth) where…

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