Develop your knowledge and understanding of dental disease in rabbits. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Dental management & surgery course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of dental disease in rabbits, including:
Cause – generally multifactorial; diet, infection, trauma, genetic/breed disposition.
Signs – weight loss, anorexia, tooth overgrowth (incisors, molar and premolars), facial abscess, epiphora, dacryocystitis, exophthalmos.
Diagnosis: oral examination, radiography, computed tomography.
Treatment – dental crown reduction, tooth extraction, correction of diet.
Prognosis – depends on the severity of the case.
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This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Lapis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.