Veterinary Dentistry Dental Case

Pet Prosthodontics (Crown Therapy)

Pet Prosthodontics - Crown Therapy in Dog

Crowns (caps) are placed on teeth in dogs to protect the tooth, restoration on the tooth or both.


Pet Prosthodontics - Crown Therapy in Dog Tooth

Barack fractured his left lower canine tooth. A root canal was required to remove the dying pulp and the fracture site restored. A crown was used to protect the seal at the fracture site.


Pet Prosthodontics - Crown Therapy in Dog Tooth

Many of our patients are law enforcement canines who detect bombs, drugs or help their officer/trainers apprehend criminals.


Pet Prosthodontics - Crown Therapy in Dog Tooth

Some patients chew fences or crates and wear the back portion of the canine teeth making them prime for fracture. ¾ crowns are placed in these dogs to prevent further wear and eventual fracture.

Pet Prosthodontics - Crown Therapy in Dog Tooth

Although crowns look menacing or cool, depending on your perspective, they are placed solely for tooth or restoration protection.


Atlanta Veterinary Dentistry

Atlanta Veterinary Dentistry

Please call me to make an appointment. I will be happy to answer any questions.

You may also send me an email at annielvt@gmail.com

Thank you,

Annie Mills, LVT, VTS (Dentistry)