Tooth Resorption in Cats and Dogs (1734)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Dentistry
Sunday |  3:00 PM -  3:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||HEMISFAIR 1



Kristin Bannon DVM
Vet Dentistry & Oral Surg of NM LLC

Dr. Kris Bannon graduated from Texas A&M University in 1998. She worked in a small animal hospital in Santa Fe, NM for ten years before fully recognizing the importance of veterinary dentistry in the human-animal bond. She became a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry in 2008, and a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College in 2010. During this time she founded the first dental-only practice in New Mexico. She served on the Board of Directors for the American Veterinary Dental Society for 10 years, and is currently the past-President of the Society. She also serves as a consultant on the dentistry boards on VIN, and on the Board of Directors for the Peter Emily Foundation, which provides volunteer advanced dental care for captive and disadvantaged exotic wild animals. In her free time, she enjoys teaching others about the fun and exciting world of veterinary dentistry!

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


One of the most commonly recognized oral problems in cats are resorptive lesions. However, many veterinarians do not realize that this same process occurs in dogs as well. This presentation will cover clinical and radiographic recognition of this disease process in both dogs and cats, an update on our understanding of why this occurs, as well as a discussion of treatment options available.

Learning Objectives

1. 1.Recognize tooth resorption clinically in cats and dogs

2. 2.Recognize tooth resorption radiographically in cats and dogs

3. 3.Understand how to treat resorptive lesions

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