Dr. Kressin is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin- River Falls and majored in Food Science and Nutrition. He subsequently graduated from the University Of Minnesota College Of Veterinary Medicine. He has been in private veterinary practice in Oshkosh, Wisconsin since 1983. Dr. Kressin is the first member of the International Academy of Veterinary Dentistry in Wisconsin. He is board certified in Veterinary Dentistry and a member of the American Veterinary Dental College.
The primary objective of veterinary orthodontics is to provide a comfortable bite for companion animals. Cosmetics are often improved, however orthodontic care is never provided for deceptive purposes. Our ethical priority is to provide genetic counseling to avoid future problems associated with malocclusions. Traumatic malocclusions are painful for pets and painfully expensive for owners.
Dental extractions are among the more common veterinary dental
procedures. With that said, there are key considerations every
veterinarian must consider before an extraction is performed. This
article explores the options.
Thoughtful scheduling and effective communication optimizes patient care. As a small animal practitioner, your time is scheduled for medicine, surgery, client consultation and dental procedures. The area of greatest difficulty in scheduling typically involves dental procedures.