2017 – Nurse Conference – A nurse’s role in managing dental diseases

by on October 20, 2017

According to the Australian Veterinary Dental Society more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats develop gum disease by the age of 3! It is the most commonly encountered disease and yet it’s one of the most preventable. Dr Christine Hawke from Sydney Pet Dentistry is passionate about the nurse’s role in improving this common welfare issue. Dr Hawke covers how to perform a comprehensive dental check, accurate charting, scaling/polishing techniques, and dental homecare plans you can recommend that work.