• Learn to master a highly specialized form of animal surgery. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition offers a unique, detailed, comprehensive and highly illustrated account of surgical procedures that will improve outcomes for all surgical and dental specialists. The second edition of this text is a collaborative effort from both human and veterinary oral surgeons - each considered an expert in their field. With in-depth clinical photos, and illustrations, this indispensable resource is perfect for both general practitioners and students alike.

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  • Section 1: Surgical biology

    1. Oral soft tissue wound healing

    2. Maxillofacial bone healing

    3. Use of antibiotics and antiseptics

    4. Anesthesia and pain management

    5. Enteral nutritional support

    Section 2: Surgical methods

    6. Diagnostic imaging in oral and maxillofacial surgery

    7. Instrumentation, aseptic technique and patient preparation

    8. Suture materials and biomaterials

    9. Piezosurgery

    10. Laser surgery

    11. Microvascular techniques in maxillofacial surgery

    12. Use of the dog and cat in experimental maxillofacial surgery

    Section 3: Exodontics

    13. Principles of exodontics

    14. Simple extraction of single-rooted teeth

    15. Extraction of canine teeth in dogs

    16. Extraction of multirooted teeth in dogs

    17. Special considerations in feline exodontics

    18. Complications of extractions

    Section 4: Periodontal surgery

    19. Principles of periodontal surgery

    20. Gingivectomy and gingivoplasty

    21. Periodontal flaps and mucogingival surgery

    22. Osteoconductive and osteoinductive agents in periodontal surgery

    23. Crown-lengthening

    24. Management of periodontal trauma

    Section 5: Endodontic surgery

    25. Principles of endodontic surgery

    26. Endodontic Surgical Techniques

    Section 6: Maxillofacial trauma repair

    27. Principles of maxillofacial trauma repair

    28. Facial soft tissue injuries

    29. Surgical approaches for mandibular and maxillofacial trauma repair

    30. Symphyseal separation and fractures involving the incisive region

    31. Maxillofacial fracture repair using noninvasive techniques

    32. Maxillofacial fracture repair using intraosseous wires

    33. Maxillofacial fracture repair using miniplates and screws

    34. Maxillofacial fracture repair using external skeletal fixation

    35. Maxillofacial fracture complications

    Section 7: Temporomandibular Joint Surgery

    36. Temporomandibular joint dysplasia

    37. Fractures and luxations involving the temporomandibular joint

    38. Temporomandibular ankylosis and pseudoankylosis

    Section 8: Palate surgery

    39. Biologic basis of cleft palate and palatal surgery

    40. Orofacial Cleft Repair

    41. Acquired Palatal Defects

    Section 9: Management of maxillofacial tumors and cysts

    42. Clinical staging and biopsy of maxillofacial tumors

    43. Clinical–pathologic correlations

    44. Clinical behavior of nonodontogenic tumors

    45. Clinical behavior of odontogenic tumors

    46. Non-neoplastic proliferative oral lesions

    47. Clinical behavior and management of odontogenic cysts

    48. Principles of oral oncologic surgery

    49. Surgical treatment of tongue, lip and cheek tumors

    50. Maxillectomy techniques

    51. Mandibulectomy techniques

    52. Axial-pattern flaps for maxillofacial reconstruction

    53. Regenerative techniques in maxillofacial surgery

    Section 10: Salivary gland surgery

    54. Principles of salivary gland surgery

    55. Surgical treatment of sialoceles

    Section 11: Miscellaneous maxillofacial surgery procedures

    56. Cheiloplasty

    57. Inferior labial frenoplasty and tight-lip syndrome

    58. Management of maxillofacial osteonecrosis

    59. Management of unerupted teeth

    Section 12: Oral approaches to ear, nose, and throat procedures

    60. Correction of overlong soft palate

    61. Pharyngotomy and pharyngostomy

    62. Oral approaches to the nasal cavity and nasopharynx

    63. Tonsillectomy

  • Frank J M Verstraete, DrMedVet, BVSc(Hons), MMedVet, Dipl AVDC, Dipl ECVS, Dipl EVDC, Professor of Dentistry and Oral Surgery Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine University of California, Davis Adjunct Professor of Orofacial Sciences Department of Orofacial Sciences, Division of Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology School of Dentistry University of California, San Francisco;

    Milinda J Lommer, DVM, Dipl AVDC, Assistant Clinical Professor - Volunteer Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine University of California, Davis and

    Boaz Arzi