Andries van Foreest

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To gain an insight into the prevalence of dental disease in dogs and cats and forms of dental treatment, a postal survey was conducted among veterinarians in the Netherlands. Seventy per cent of the veterinarians replied that they made routine oral examinations of dogs and cats. Of dental diseases observed in dogs and cats periodontal diseases were stated(More)
This article in the series about the veterinary dentistry describes how the various dentitions of mammals can be distinguished by their form and function. The number of times and manner in which teeth are shed together with the course of tooth eruption also determine the classification. Attention is paid to the nomenclature and differentiation of dental(More)
The use of a combination of medetomidine and ketamine as anaesthetic for dental surgery was investigated in 60 dogs. The nature of the interventions varied from inspection of the teeth with cleaning of the teeth or simple tooth extraction to extraction of one or more dental elements or endodontic treatment. The operations lasted between 20 and 70 minutes,(More)
A Sumatran tiger had developed severely abraded canine teeth by biting on cage-bars. This resulted in weakening and marked sensitivity of the teeth. Indications for, techniques of and complications of restorative dental treatments are described. The outcome of different restorative dental treatments indicates that endodontic treatment should be carried out(More)
Rooted in human dentistry, veterinary dentistry has developed steadily in the Netherlands since the 1980s and is now recognized as an essential discipline of veterinary medicine. The availability of specialized tools and techniques has led to improved treatment outcomes and results, with the choice of treatment being largely determined by the functionality(More)
Tiletamine/zolazepam anaesthesia was used in twelve dogs for veterinary dentistry. The following doses were administered: - 7.5 mg/kg intravenously for forty minute-long procedures. - 5.0 mg/kg intravenously for twenty minute-long procedures. As premedication 0.1 mg/kg of atropine was subcutaneously injected. This combination is marked by its(More)
In this third paper in the series on dentistry in companion animals, the development, anatomy and physiology of canine teeth are discussed. A number of dental terms which are frequently used as well as the veterinary dental nomenclature are explained in detail. Finally, attention is paid to the conditions which have to be satisfied by a fitting set of(More)