Doggy Dental Care Tops List Of Most. Frequently Diagnosed Health Problems

Doggy Dental Care Tops List Of Most. Frequently Diagnosed Health Problems Do you consider yourself a good dog owner? Is Fido not only the happiest pup on the block, but also the healthiest? There are nearly 44 million U.S. households that own approximately 74 million dogs. Although many of these owners treat their dog more like a family member and less like an animal, most are unaware of one of the biggest health risks for their dog. Periodontal disease is the most frequently diagnosed health problem in pets. In fact, more than 80 percent of dogs have it by the time they are 4 years old. Periodontal disease begins when bacteria and food debris build up along the dog’s gum …

Patient Rights in Regard to Dental Care

Patient Rights in Regard to Dental Care Dental Assistants work hard to help Dentists and Dental Hygienists provide quality care to patients. They try to provide patients with the knowledge of proper dental care as well as information about the procedures they are about to undergo. Patients have rights in regards to their dental care that Dental Assistants need to be aware of and respectful of. Dental patients have the right to make an informed decision about their dental care. It is the responsibility of the Dental Assistant to make sure they know the facts about the procedures, the alternative options, and any risks involved in the procedures. Dental patients have the right to receive care from qualified staff members. …