People tend to think of bones as solid, lifeless matter. But your skeleton, like softer tissues and organs, is a living part of your being. Your bones change constantly. Osteoclasts break down bone, then osteoblasts replace it with new bone tissue in a process referred to as bone remodeling. Chondroblast, another type of cell, forms new cartilage. • Sponge diluted vinegar onto the affected areas. • Hand wash in luke warm water using our Oilskin/Wool Detergent or a pure soap. Do not soak your coat. • Rinse off as much of the soap as you can and hang it out to dry using a strong coat hanger. Marginal bone and soft tissue behavior following platform switching abutment connection/disconnection--a dog model study. Alves CC(1), Muñoz F(2), Cantalapiedra A(2), Ramos I(1), Neves M(3), Blanco J(1). Author information: (1)Department of Estomatology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago, Spain. This cancer of the bone most commonly occurs in the leg bones of dogs, but it can occasionally occur in the upper or lower jaw. As in the legs, this tumor is highly destructive to bone and painful. Since amputation of the jaw is more complicated than limb amputation, this is another difficult oral cancer to treat.