Re: [Felvtalk] Dental extraction - advice needed

2008-11-09 Thread Dawn Morrison
Thank you all for your words of advice and for informing me about the stomatitis group, I have learned a lot just from reading their posts. After hearing what everyone has said and after all the research I've done - I believe having Bea's teeth extracted will be best for her. As with any

Re: [Felvtalk] Dental extraction - advice needed

2008-11-07 Thread Debbie Harrison
My sister's cat had stomatitis...partial extraction donehe did fine with the missing teeth, but had occasional flareups that were treatedsteroids and I'm sorry I can't remember the antibiotic...clindamyacin?Debbie (COL)I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do

Re: [Felvtalk] Dental extraction - advice needed

2008-11-07 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
My Mickey (now negative) had all his teeth, which were rotten, extracted last year---he's still a chubby, feisty little feral. His behavior hasn't changed. My understanding is that after the first few days of recuperation cats generally adjust well. There is always a degree of risk (as with

Re: [Felvtalk] Dental extraction - advice needed

2008-11-07 Thread Laurieskatz
Coco has had most of her teeth removed (gradually ~ over 10 years) due to gingivitis. She needs annual cleanings. The vet feels her mouth is in good shape now and that she won't need more extractions. This sounds like a very extreme solution, though he IS a specialist. The pain after one

Re: [Felvtalk] Dental extraction - advice needed

2008-11-07 Thread Sharyl
Dawn, There is a Yahoo Stomatitis group you can join.  I'm not sure how active it is but they probably have good info in their files. http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/Feline-Stomatitis/   My CRF,CHF, HCM kitty had severe periodontal disease.  Due to his other health issues I put off dental

Re: [Felvtalk] Dental extraction - advice needed

2008-11-07 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
] Dental extraction - advice needed Coco has had most of her teeth removed (gradually ~ over 10 years) due to gingivitis. She needs annual cleanings. The vet feels her mouth is in good shape now and that she won't need more extractions. This sounds like a very extreme solution, though he

Re: [Felvtalk] Dental extraction - advice needed

2008-11-07 Thread Pat Kachur
Message - From: MacKenzie, Kerry N. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, November 07, 2008 12:57 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Dental extraction - advice needed Yes, I should have added that--that my vet always gives painkillers after extractions. Kerry -Original

Re: [Felvtalk] Dental extraction - advice needed

2008-11-07 Thread Sue Frank Koren
My kitty Tucker had stomatitis and had all but his lower canines removed. He had no trouble at all eating after the surgery. Unfortunately the stomatitis was just another symptom of an immune/bone marrow problem. (not FeLV) I lost him in May, but having his teeth removed actually made him