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Oral Surgery for Pets Salisbury NC

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.

Salisbury Animal Hospital, PA
(704) 637-0227
1500 E. Innes St.
Salisbury, NC
 
Large Animal Medicine & Surg
(704) 637-0546
3220 Sherrills Ford Rd
Salisbury, NC

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China Grove Animal Hospital
(704) 857-1017
2001 US Hwy 29 South
Salisbury, NC
 
Animal Hospital Of Kannapolis*
(704) 938-4606
401 Brookdale St
Kannapolis, NC

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Ashenbrenner, Richard A, Dvm - Cabarrus Animal Hospital
(704) 786-6102
3030 S Cannon Blvd
Kannapolis, NC

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Gardner, Andy, Dvm - Large Animal Medicine & Surg
(704) 637-0546
3220 Sherrills Ford Rd
Salisbury, NC

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Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, PA
(704) 636-6613
3200 Sherrills Ford Road
Salisbury, NC
 
China Grove Animal Hospital
(704) 857-1017
2001 Highway 29 S
China Grove, NC

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Cabarrus Emergency Veterinary
(704) 932-1182
1317 S Cannon Blvd
Kannapolis, NC

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Lexington Large Animal Med
(336) 787-4901
376 El Myers Rd
Lexington, NC

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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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