Recommended books

  • BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Dentistry and Oral Surgery, 4th ed, Gloucestershire, BSAVA (Reiter and Gracis, 2018)

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats, 2nd ed, Philadelphia, Saunders (Verstraete, Lommer and Arzi 2019)

  • Veterinary Dental Techniques, 3rd ed, Philadelphia, WB Saunders (Holmstrom, Frost and Eisner, 2004)

  • Veterinary Dentistry: A Team Approach, 3rd ed, Saunders (Holmstrom, 2019)

  • Veterinary Dentistry - Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice 35(4), Philadelphia, Saunders-Elsevier (Holmstrom, 2005)

  • Clinical Veterinary Dentistry - Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice 43(3), Philadelphia, Saunders-Elsevier (Holmstrom, 2013)

  • Self-Assessment Color Review of Veterinary Dentistry, 2nd ed, Boca Raton, CRC Press (Verstraete and Tsugawa, 2015)

  • Wiggs' Veterinary Dentistry Principles & Practice, 2nd ed, St. Louis, Wiley Blackwell (Lobprise and Dodd, 2019)

  • Atlas of Dental Radiography in Dogs and Cats, St. Louis, Saunders Elsevier (DuPont and DeBowes, 2009)

  • Rabbit and Rodent Dentistry, Philadelphia, WB Saunders (Capello, Gracis and Lennox, 2005)

  • Equine Dentistry, 3rd ed, Philadelphia, Saunders (Easley, Dixon and Schumacher, 2010)

  • Advances in Equine Dentistry - Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice 29(2), Philadelphia, Saunders-Elsevier (Easley, 2013)

  • The Teeth Of Mammalian Vertebrates, Academic Press (Berkovitz and Shellis, 2018)

  • Colyer's Variations and Diseases of the Teeth of Animals, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (Miles and Grigson, 1990)


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Journal of Veterinary Dentistry (JOVD)

The Journal of Veterinary Dentistry (JOVD) is written for veterinarians, dentists, veterinary technicians/nurses, and dental hygienists who are engaged in veterinary dental and oral surgical practice. The JOVD provides a continuing education forum that can serve as a reference source in the veterinary office. It publishes articles that provide practical and scientifically sound information, covering not only the medical and surgical aspects of veterinary dentistry but also specific categories including anatomy, restorations, crowns, endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, laboratory animal dentistry, and dental and oral biology as they relate to clinical practice. FVD or EVDS membership includes a subscription to the JOVD.

Frontiers in Veterinary Science (FVS)

Frontiers in Veterinary Science is an open access journal whose section Veterinary Dentistry and Oromaxillofacial Surgery is devoted to the publication of high-quality research that contributes to the body of knowledge and/or the evidence-based practice in veterinary dentistry (oral anatomy, developmental and acquired conditions, oral medicine, oral pathology, periodontology, endodontics, prosthodontics, orthodontics, and other tooth-related and oral cavity diseases) and oromaxillofacial surgery (tooth extraction, tumor surgery, palatal defect repair, maxillofacial fracture management, and temporomandibular joint and salivary gland pathology).


PubMed (search engine)

World Small Animal Veterinary Association (Global Dental Guidelines)

American Animal Hospital Association (Dental Care Guidelines)

Publications discussed in VDOS Clinical Rounds/Journal Clubs

6-20-20 and 7-3-20 (oral inflammatory conditions)

7-31-20 and 8-1-20 (orthodontics)

8-14-20 and 8-15-20 (endodontics)

9-11-20 and 9-12-20 (operative dentistry)

10-9-20 and 10-10-20 (locoregional analgesia/anesthesia)

11-6-20 and 11-7-20 (tooth resorption)

12-4-20 and 12-5-20 (congenital palate defects)

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