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Intraoral examination in rabbits


Dental examination should be included in all physical examinations of rabbits because they have continuously growing teeth and are predisposed to dental disease. This column describes the procedure and equipment used for oral examination in rabbits.

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Figure 1: Instruments used for intraoral examination of the rabbit.
Figure 2: An anesthetized rabbit restrained with a tabletop gag for intraoral examination.


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Intraoral examination in rabbits. Lab Anim 37, 405–406 (2008).

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