Dental cleaning under general anesthesia is good for pet health

10/13/2013 | Record (Hackensack, N.J.), The

Veterinarian Donna Bucciarelli recommends a dental cleaning under general anesthesia for an elderly boxer despite its owner's concerns that general anesthesia might not be safe. Periodontal disease is among the most common problems seen in companion animals, Dr. Bucciarelli writes, and it can lead to local infections and pain as well as systemic health problems. Anesthesia for cleanings is recommended, notes Dr. Bucciarelli, and tests including blood work and possibly chest radiographs and other tools can help the veterinarian develop the safest anesthesia protocol.

View Full Article in:

Record (Hackensack, N.J.), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Food & Drug Associate
Confidential
Washington, D.C., DC
Senior Manager, Gaps in Care
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Detroit, MI
Compliance Director
Abbott Laboratories
Santa Clara, CA
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations