I still find it fascinating that a canine that is completely avulsed or knocked out can be saved! The article suggests that the ideal time for replacement is within 15-20 minutes. Rarely can this be accomplished by the time the owner gets their pet to the vet. Dr. Lewis recommends to immerse the tooth in milk, or tell the owner to do this if they have the tooth before they come in. The milk is thought to help preserve the periodontal ligament cells on the tooth for up to 6 hours so that it can be anchored back into the socket successfully. Check out this article for photos on how the tooth is replaced and secured. Very informative!
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The Top 15 Tips and Tricks for Studying for the VTNE
You're of course going to need to study a ton to nail the test, but there are a lot of tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your study time and we've packaged those up in a free guide.
Some of the Top 15 Tips include:
Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and a contributor and content manager with XPrep Learning Solutions. She has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.