Illustration

Drawing software has progressed becoming more and more complex making it difficult for Dr. Crossley to find the time needed to remain current in their use. As a result he provides few new illustrations, concentrating on updating and modifying existing ones when appropriate

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Examples

An early stage of primary tooth development

[ Tooth structure ]

This diagram (© D. A. Crossley) was used in the Manual of Small Animal Dentistry (Editors: David A. Crossley and Susanna Penman) published by the British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Cheltenham, UK in 1996.

 

The basic structure of a two rooted dog premolar tooth

[ Tooth structure ]

Versions of this picture (© P.R. Hennet and D.A. Crossley) have been used to illustrate lectures and a number of educational texts including the Manual of Small Animal Dentistry (Editors: David A. Crossley and Susanna Penman) published by the British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Cheltenham, UK in 1996.

 

Surgical extraction of the left maxillary canine tooth in a dog

[ Tooth structure ]

Canine teeth can be very difficult to extract as they are usually well anchored by their large roots. Extraction can be made easier by raising a large gingivo-mucoperiosteal flap and removing some bone before starting to luxate the tooth.

 

Applying rotational leverage with a dental elevator or luxator

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This page was last updated on 8 February, 2015