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Oral Surgery for Pets Portland ME

Proper diagnosis of periodontal lesions involves a complete oral examination, periodontal probing and full-mouth dental radiography. Periodontal lesion therapy involves painful procedures including periodontal flap surgery and tooth extraction, requiring appropriate analgesic choices.

Brackett Street Veterinary Clinic
(207) 370-1992
192 Brackett Street
Portland, ME
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Monday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Large Animal Vet, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary House Calls, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery

Cumberland Animal Clinic
(207) 615-0683
212 Greely Road
Cumberland, ME
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Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
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Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Declawing, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Surgery

Wright, Robert E, Dvm - Cat Doctor
(207) 874-2287
183 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME

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Casco Bay Veterinary Hospital
(207) 761-8033
1041 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME

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North Deering Veterinary Hosp
(207) 797-4855
456 Auburn St
Portland, ME

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Forest Avenue Veterinary Hospital
(207) 370-4938
973 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Monday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday Closed
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Animal Boarding, Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Exotic Animal Vet, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary House Calls, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

Portland Veterinary Specialist
(207) 780-0271
2255 Congress St
Portland, ME

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Robbins, Jeff, Dvm - Casco Bay Veterinary Hospital
(207) 761-8033
1041 Brighton Ave # 12
Portland, ME

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Forest Avenue Veterinary Hosp
(207) 797-4840
973 Forest Ave
Portland, ME

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Ruksznis, Amy L, Dvm - North Deering Veterinary Hosp
(207) 797-4855
456 Auburn St
Portland, ME

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Analgesic Considerations for Oral Surgery

This 3-year-old pug has severe chronic ulcerative paradental stomatitis (CUPS). This condition produces significant pain. Failure of response to strict daily home care and prophylaxis every three months resulted in definitive resolution with full mouth extractions. Full scope pain management is paramount in chronic cases such as these.
Analgesics are an essential component to treating a variety of painful oral conditions in dogs and cats. Chronic pain and acute pain associated with oral surgery comprise the majority of pain states where analgesics are considered. Individual patient circumstances vary considerably and knowledge of individual agents and their mechanisms help us choose the correct analgesics for each patient.

Surgical Pain
National Pet Dental Health Month in February is a reminder of the importance of providing state-of-the-art oral care for our patients year round. Managing periodontal disease is by far the most common problem we encounter as general practitioners and specialists alike. 
 
Proper diagnosis of periodontal lesions involves a complete oral examination, periodontal probing and full-mouth dental radiography. Periodontal lesion therapy involves painful procedures including periodontal flap surgery and tooth extraction, requiring appropriate analgesic choices. 

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