Open Root Planing and Bone Graft Treatment guide video by Dr. Brett Beckman.

Veterinary dentistry is a specialty in the veterinary medicine where the veterinarian has undergone a specialty education in the field of dental care for animals. This specialty is oriented to the prevention of oral diseases and diagnosis and treatment of occurring oral diseases and disorders.

Veterinary dentists are trained to perform endodontics(prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the dental pulp), maxillofacial and oral radiologymaxillofacial and oral surgery, prescribing medicine, orthodontics(dealing with ill-positioned teeth or jaws and their correction), pedodontics (or paediatric dentistry, most often cases of decidual teeth) and prosthodontics(or prosthetic dentistry).

Dr. Brett Beckman is a board certified veterinary dentist in the states of Orlando and Atlanta where he sees patients. Dr. Beckman is an ’87 graduate from the prestige College of Veterinary Medicine at the Mississippi State University. He once held the presidential seat at the AVDS (the American Veterinary Dental Society). He has completed extensive training to be named Fellow in the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry and a much-deserved Diplomate in the American Veterinary Dental College, as well as a Diplomate in the American Academy of Pain Management. He is the only person in the whole world that holds all 3 prestige titles. Dr. Beckman is also a published author, he has numerous peer-review articles in the field of pain management, oral surgery, and veterinary dentistry.

On the video below, Dr. Beckman shares the technique for periodontal treatment of a minor bone loss defect in a dog using open root planing.

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