|For sure, the guidelines are extremely helpful for every small animal practitioner: The consist of a framework for dental examinations, cleaning and surgical procedures including anesthesia, facility and equipment recommendations.
AAHA Dental Care guideline Task Force members include: Drs. Steve Holmstrom, chair, Ben Colmery, Jan Bellows, Lana Conway and Kate Knutson and veterinary technician Jeanne Vitoux.
The drafted guidelines are a culmination of a month`s worth of work and will emphasize the need for home care to maintain pets` health, explains task force member Dr. Jan Bellows, a veterinary dentist at All Pets Dental Clinic and Hometown Animal Hospital in Weston, Fla.
The comprehensive guidelines are slated for publication in the September/October issue of AAHA`s Trends magazine.
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