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Introductory Practical Dentistry
& Wet lab for Vets and Techs

Veterinary Dentistry Level 1

The picture of Annie Mills, LVT, VTS (Dentistry)

Saturday & Sunday – June 11-12, 2022

International Veterinary Dentistry Institute
Oral Surgery Center Atlanta, Georgia

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$1495 >>

Total of 16 Hours RACE CE

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This is our comprehensive introductory course in veterinary dentistry for veterinarians and technicians. Veterinarians, if you have taken this course or have had similar training and are very comfortable with the topics detailed on this page you are ready for our next level weekend course and wet lab.


This RACE accredited dentistry course trains the Veterinarian and Technician team to be among the best in vet dentistry.


Day 1

1. The Veterinarian-Technician Team Role in the Dentistry Service: Admit to Discharge

This will be a discussion of defining the Veterinarian-Technician team role in order to be an effective member of the dentistry team. Workflow, client communication for client compliance, and skill set specific to dentistry will be outlined in this lecture.

Day 2

5. Pain Management: Start to Finish

This lecture will be an in depth discussion of the physiology of pain including the pain pathway, to better understand how to effectively manage pain. Several classes of agents and dosing will be discussed and protocols that are applied in everyday practice will be covered.

2. Dental Radiology: What Lies Beneath

This will be an in depth discussion of the importance of dental radiology within the dentistry service. Positioning and troubleshooting to achieve a diagnostic image will also be covered. This lecture will also include radiographic evaluation and common pathologies.

6. Common Oral Pathologies

A wide range of oral pathologies with be outlined in this lecture through the use of radiology and images taken during “real-life” cases in the dentistry practice. Information for identification and proposed treatment plans will also be discussed.

3. Advanced Periodontal Therapies and Hand Instrumentation

This lecture will discuss the physiologic process of periodontal disease and treatment therapies that can be implemented in the general practice dentistry service. The identification and proper use of hand instrumentation during periodontal therapy procedures will be outlined. Effective client communication for improved client compliance will also be discussed.

7. Dentistry: Making It Work in the General Practice

This session will include a discussion on creating a streamlined and efficient dental service. Overcoming hurdles, improving workflow, and establishing long term implementation of effective practices to achieve a high standard of care for the dental patient will be covered

4. Regional Nerve Blocks

Regional nerve block administration in the canine and feline patient including agents, dosing technique, benefits, and application within the dental service will be covered. Specific anatomy to identify landmarks for safe and effective delivery of regional analgesia will be discussed.

8. Home Care Strategies

Specific modalities of home care will be covered. A variety of products will be covered to include effective plaque preventatives. Client communication techniques to gain client compliance will be outlined.


Instructor:

The picture of Annie Mills, LVT, VTS (Dentistry)

Course Times = 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Saturday and Sunday


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Annie is my Dental Technician of 11 years. A world renowned speaker, she has published multiple articles for technician journals and has co-authored a textbook in dentistry specifically for technicians and has taught and lectured extensively around the country with me.

Her experience includes emergency and critical care, anesthesia, orthopedic surgery technician, and dentistry. She received her VTS (Veterinary Technician Specialist) in Dentistry in 2008 and has served as President and Credentials Chair of the Academy of Veterinary Dental Technicians.

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Online Veterinary CE

Although we have never needed to do this,
If for any reason this course does not provide the value that
you expect within 30 days, let us know and we will refund
your entire registration fee.


 

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