Board Certified Veterinary Dentists undergo a rigorous training and testing process to qualify them to treat the diseases listed here. Dr. Beckman is the only Board Certified Veterinary Dentist in Atlanta and the entire state of Georgia that has undergone training to specialize in treating these conditions.
Dental x-rays (radiography) give Dr. Beckman the most information about the patient’s oral health.
Malocclusions that cause tooth on tooth or tooth on tissue damage need to be resolved.
Canine Officer Rex suffered from a fractured canine while on duty retrieving drugs from a vehicle.
Dr. Beckman performs all advanced oral surgery procedures including cleft palate repair, jaw fracture repair and oral cancer removal.
Extractions are generally a last resort, however in some cases they are the only option.
Periodontal Disease starts with oral bacteria destroying the gum attachment to the tooth.
Restorations are often needed to seal the dentin to prevent the oral bacteria from getting into the dentin then killing the pulp and the tooth.
Crowns (caps) are placed on teeth in dogs to protect the tooth, the restoration on the tooth or both.
Feline stomatitis is a severely painful condition that is only successfully treated and cured with full mouth extractions.