Introductory Practical Dentistry
& VIRTUAL Wet Lab for Vets and Techs
Veterinary Dentistry Level 1 Virtual
Monday – August 21, 2022
Total of 6 Hours of RACE CE
This RACE accredited virtual dentistry course trains the Veterinarian and Technician team to be among the best in veterinary dentistry.
This is our comprehensive virtual introductory course in veterinary dentistry for veterinarians and technicians. Veterinarians, if you have taken this virtual course, the two day Introductory Practical Dentistry and Virtual Wet Lab for Vets and Techs or have had similar training and are very comfortable with the topics detailed on this page you are ready for our
Level 2 virtual course and wet lab.
Lecture and Virtual Wet Lab Schedule
The Wet Lab portion of this course will be Virtual and can be
in your practice, in your home, or your location of choice.
9am – 12pm
1. Dental Radiology: What Lies Beneath with hands on positioning
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.
12:30pm – 3:30pm
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.
2. 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.
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.