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New at AMC: A Resident in Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery

The Animal Medical Center's Dr. Dan Carmichael inspects a dog's teeth in the Dentistry suite

February is National Pet Dental Month. While you might think nothing could possibly be new about teeth, this year, the Animal Medical Center is celebrating something new in dentistry – the addition of a resident in dentistry and oral surgery to our Dentistry Service. While you may not notice this change as a patient, it’s

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

A veterinarian examines a dog's teeth

Maintaining dental health is an important part of your pet’s preventive health care regimen. Dental health is so important at the Animal Medical Center, we have a Dentistry Service staffed by three veterinarians devoted to full-time dentistry for dogs and cats (and the occasional less common pet!). In honor of National Pet Dental Health Month, I

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Laser Therapy at AMC

A dog receiving laser therapy at the Animal Medical Center

A laser is not a thing; it is an acronym which stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Clearly, laser is simpler. But there is nothing simple about lasers used in medicine. Lasers produce a very narrowly focused beam of light which can be very precisely aimed. Lasers also produce light restricted to

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