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“Before I went off to vet school, one of my advisors at Penn State game me the best advice…”Once you start practice, play around for a few years and find something you like that you are good at…and then do everything you can to develop that skill to make yourself valuable.” – For me, dentistry has been that skill set. Not only do I enjoy it, I love being able to provide care and comfort to our patients. Not only have I gained all the dentistry knowledge one could ask for and more from Dr. Brett and all of his teachings, I've become the expert at my practice in anesthesia due to all the extra steps I take with pain management and also thanks to the anesthesia course.”

Brooke Reynolds, DVM
Cabarrus Animal Hospital
Concord, North Carolina

“I enrolled in the certification process and continue to work towards that goal. Thank you Dr. Beckman for providing life changing education and inspiring a drive to be better. If you should ever wonder… is it worth it?? YES.. is the resounding answer. I am not vocal on Facebook or at Masterminds … But I wanted you to know of the difference you have made!!”

Helene Kelly, DVM
Northern Lakes Veterinary Clinic
Hillsdale, Wisconsin

“I went from being physically ill at the thought of dentistry to now having a passion for it. I look forward to the challenge and ever-increasing my skills. Now I want to spread the word and help others conquer their fears, aim for higher standards, and achieve success.”

Carolyn Lariviere, DVM
Walden Animal Hospital
Lively, Ontario

“I also want to say thank you for all you have done and are doing! You have been an amazing teacher and mentor and I am astounded at how much you have done for me, others, and our patients! You're the best!”

Jennifer Keaten DVM, MPH
Norway Veterinary Hospital
Bridgton, Maine

“Dr Beckman you are the one that open my eyes and showed me not to be afraid from dentistry. You were there for me when nobody was so i am eternally grateful for what you have done and continue doing for us.”

Gergana Hristova, DVM
ItaVet Veterinary Clinic
Laval, Quebec

“I have learned so much and look forward to learning more! You and everyone in the group teaches me and makes me better. I do truly feel that I have helped a lot of animals because of YOU ALL!!”

Mary Connor, DVM
Kindness pet hospital
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

“Your mentorship has greatly improved my skills to benefit the patients entrusted to my care! Thank you for all you do. You are truly an inspiration and a blessing to us all!!”

Trudi Bowden, DVM
Oxford Vet Hospital
Oxford, North Carolina

“Thank you Dr. Beckman for doing this for us, and more importantly, for our patients. There is nobody else out there working so tirelessly for us GPs like you do.”

Erika Lukas, DVM
Fitchburg Veterinary Hospital
Madison, Wisconsin

“Thank you Dr. Beckman for all you do. Learning dentistry is career (and life!) changing.”

 

Sarah Ripepi, DVM
Monongahela Animal Hospital
Clairton, Pennsylvania

“Dr. Brett and Dr. Jodi's Surgical Extraction Wet Lab is essential for proficiency in veterinary dental extractions. I came in because of several good recommendations and had very high expectations. My expectations were far exceeded.”

“The non-judgemental environment and safe space throughout the entire course. I never felt intimidated by my ability or knowledge level and everyone was very kind. This allowed me to truly ask any questions without hesitation and increased my learning an understanding”

Kadi White, DVM
Guildford Animal Hospital
Surrey, BC, Canada

“Dr. Beckman's Canine and Feline Dentistry seminars include relevant, practical and engaging lectures, interspersed with hands-on experience performing full-mouth extractions in dogs and cats.”

“Dr. Beckman's team is friendly, fun, and extremely knowledgeable. Annie Mills LVT, VTS (Dentistry) does a stellar job organizing the events, making for a smooth and enjoyable learning experience.”

Erin V. Abrahams, DVM
Angell Animal Medical Center
Boston, MA

“This is going to sound silly, but I literally teared up when you wrote back, as I have this HUGE sense of relief that I finally have support for my dental journey! I'm so frustrated with trying to muddle through on my own and not know where to turn. The Academy is great and I've only begun.”

Erica Dalrymple, DVM
Stittsville Small
Animal Clinic

“I owe you a HUGE debt and gratitude to where my dentistry passion and skills are today!! While I was excited to learn better ways to perform dentistry, learning from you in the Academy gave me the strong foundation to build upon and master so much more than I ever thought possible!
THANK YOU again for everything! You are amazing at what you do and have such a beautiful and kind, as well as, practical and effective teaching style! While it has a long way to go, Veterinary Dentistry is undoubtedly so much better and continues to grow every day because of you and your phenomenal team!”

With much love and genuine appreciation,

Jodi Reed
Stittsville Harmony Animal Hospital
Apex, North Carolina

“Following Dr. Beckman's courses our patients are under anesthesia for much less time, the anesthetic episodes are much smoother with better pain management and our patients have very comfortable recoveries.”

“Our clients are very happy with the results and have a better understanding of the reason and expense of treatment when they can see their pet's X-rays.”

Rebecca Korven
Sydney, Novia Scotia, Canada

“Dr. Beckman and Annie Mills were wonderfulI! I learned more practical knowledge from him on the extraction lab in Charlotte than I previously had ever experienced. I especially thought the tips on technique regarding use of the instruments was invaluable. I hope to participate in additional seminars in the near future.”

Dr. Bill Cooper
St. Francis Hospital for Animals
Charlotte, North Carolina

“I wanted to thank Dr. Beckman and his staff, who are truly incredible teachers and were very effective in explaining techniques in the Advanced Course. I am very grateful to have had this opportunity, and learned a tremendous amount! Many thanks! ”

Cherie Knox
Kawartha Animal Hospital
Lindsey, Ontario Canada

“This weekend was a blast; nothing better than being in a room with people that share your passion! You, Annie, and Jennifer were all so easy to work with and so knowledgeable and helpful. Thank you again!”

Kelby Weaver
VCA Cordova Veterinary Hospital
Condova, California

“I wanted to thank you for offering these educational opportunities, the Advanced course was incredible (wish I would have had this type of training years ago). Definitely a 5 out of 5 and I look forward to future ones.”

Hank Cerny
Yankee Hill Veterinary Hospital
Lincoln, Nebraska

“I took my wet lab training with Dr. Brett Beckman. I would highly recommend these labs. It was just the right combination of hands on and lecture so I came back feeling competent each time. Dr. Beckman has continued to be a resource for me to help guide me on my journey and he is an excellent and patient teacher. His passion for teaching general practitioners to perform a higher standard of dentistry is infectious and I know it has helped many animals across North America because it has helped my patients immensely.”

Amy Schneider
Valley Veterinary Hospitals
Fredericton, NB, Canada

“Thank you for being the voice for us GPs who want to better ourselves and advocate for their patients with better/more proficient dentistry skills! I hope you know what a difference you made in my life as a GP. I still remember when you returned my phone call in person – I totally was awestruck!! – which is a testimony to how much you truly care about your colleagues. I can’t wait to continue learning with you”

Sarah Laabs, DVM
Chief of Staff
Banfield Pet Hospital
Whitmore lake, Michigan

“Thank you all, I wish my whole Veterinary team could have come!”

 

Michelle Bousquet, DVM
Animal Samaritans
Palm Desert, Ca

“The Veterinary Dental Extraction Lab was great especially the individual attention and help. I feel much more comfortable with extractions.”

“I am putting everything I learned in to practice now and already find things going more smoothly.”

Kathy Strupp, DVM
Oak Grove Animal Hospital
Oak Grove, MN

“Attending Dr. Beckman’s canine dental wet lab was the single most valuable CE I had experienced in my then 10 years as a veterinarian.”
“I was already doing fairly good dentistry, was using dental x-rays and had good technicians, but Dr. Beckman taught me how to utilize those tools to be a better practitioner and to be more profitable.”

Dr. Geoffrey Adams
Pasco Animal Hospital
New Port Richey, Florida

“Dear Dr. Beckman,
I just wanted to let you know that every time I do an extraction, I use some pearl of wisdom from this series of webinars. The information has made each procedure more efficient and spared my patients trauma and time under anesthesia. Thank you so much!”

Jo Michaelson
Montville, Animal Hospital
Uncasville, Connecticut

Hi Brett, I have attended many lectures and labs and the AVDC forum and consider myself an experienced general practitioner in the field of dentistry. I am now finished the extraction webinar. I would like to tell you that your webinars are outstanding. They have refreshed my skills in areas that needed refreshing and they have helped me improve my extraction skills and flap making in ways I didn’t think possible. Thank-you. Every veterinarian should be required to take these webinars before they practice dentistry.

Dr. Ron Altman
Mountain Parks Veterinary Hospital
Evergreen, Colorado

Dr. Beckman, thank you so much for an amazing weekend and your kind words. This was a “practice changer” CE course!! I am so energized to get back to work and try these new techniques. Thanks again for offering such an amazing class! I graduated in 1995 and would have loved to have been taught the proper way to extract teeth. I wish every vet student could benefit from your experience!!

Wendy Simpson
DVM Morrisville Cat Hospital

“I just wanted to say that it was great meeting you and I really enjoyed your dental extraction lab this past weekend in Atlanta. I had a PM4 (208) slab fracture today on an otherwise healthy tooth and I successfully extracted it! If it wasn’t for your lab I would not have even attempted to extract this tooth. Your course has given me the knowledge and courage that I very much needed. I even did the caudal maxillary never block that I watch from one of your videos.
Thank you again and I hope we can stay in touch. Would you mind if I picked your brain from time to time? I also would like a pair of the rayban glasses that your rep friend was selling at the lab. Would you mind putting me in contact with him?
I’ve attached a picture of myself after my first successful/ever attempted PM4 slab fracture. Keep doing great work!”
Symphony Roberson, DVM
CareFirst Animal Hospital at Oberlin
Raleigh, NC

I had no idea how much I did not know! I think those lectures will change the way I practice dramatically.


Mark R. Provitola
DVM

The lab was absolutely wonderful! All info was relavent. Slide material was great! No problems keeping my attention!

Jennifer Smith
DVM

I thought Dr. Beckman was a great speaker! Easy to follow and understand I felt like I learned a lot in a short period of time.

Jennifer Bell

Dr. Beckman was very down to earth and always answered questions. Made lecture and labs fun!The Food was great!

Anonymous

Excellent knowledge of all aspects of dentistry and periodontal procedures – fully explained and answered all questions. I learned a lot and am eager to apply the knowledge in our practice.

Jennifer Bergan
Gulfshore Animal Hospital
Naples, Florida

Wow, what a difference the nerve blocks make in anesthetic levels and patient comfort. The lecture has really helped increase our quality of care (and profits) in dentistry.

Dr. Scott Shuler
Jones Bridge Animal Hospital
Alpharetta, Georgia

Dr. Beckman presented a wonderful seminar. It was worth the trip from central Ohio. I learned a lot and can’t wait to take the information back to my doctors!

Stephanie Temple
RVT, Edgewood Animal Care Center
Marion, Ohio

Great presentation, well prepared. No-nonsense approach to dentistry. Non-threatening responses to questions of all kinds!

Ginny Weimer
Hallet Veterinary Hospital
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

I like how Dr. Beckman went over in detail the interpretation of dental radiographs. Also gave alternative ways to taking (positioning) dental radiographs. Pain management resources in the CD are excellent.

Cindy Zwietethofer
Oakwood Hills Animal Hospital
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Dr. Beckman is extremely knowledgeable about canine and feline dentistry and I feel that I have learned a lot.

Kathleen Sakiewicz
Bayshhore Animal Hospital
North Ft. Myers, Florida

Dr. Beckman is a great speaker. Very knowledgeable and friendly.

Alison Thomas,
Zephyrhills Vet Clinic
Zephyrhills, Florida

“I can't thank Dr. Beckman enough for his mentorship and devotion to developing our dentistry skills. I never thought I'd be able to do the procedures that I have, and in a remote community, it's a joy to see my patients benefit from that.”

Nicole Baran, DVM
Sudbury Regional Cat Hospital (Owner)
Ontario, Canada

“Hey Brett,
Your passion for teaching veterinary dentistry, and the lessons I learned from you, gave me the knowledge and confidence to educate and provide my clients the best oral care for their pets. Now, as an educator, my clients are DVM students, and everyday I get to pass on lessons I learned from you.”

Greg Wolfus, DVM
Tufts University

“I had attended 2 different wetlabs with different veterinary dentists. They were very informative and certainly got me started on the road to becoming more comfortable and proficient at extractions. However, Dr. Beckmann's teaching style and excellent visuals improved my skill level and confidence exponentially. With confidence and increased efficiency, my time has procedure time decreased significantly.
I used to dread doing dentistry, thanks to the tools Dr. Beckman has provided, I now enjoy it!
Thank you Dr. Beckman!!”

Julia Gilkerson
Atlantic Cat Hospital
Halifax, Nova Scotia

“I attended Dr. Beckman's feline dentistry course my first year as an associate. The individualized instruction and hands-on practice gave me confidence in performing dental procedures, especially extractions. I am now proud to provide the best dental care for the cats I love.”

Amanda Perkins, DVM
The Cat Hospital of Metairie
Metairie, Louisiana

“Dear Dr. Beckman,
You are filling a gaping hole in the veterinary field for those of us who want to be GPs and practice high standard dentistry by providing the Veterinary Dentistry Academy. This is probably the best CE money I have ever spent! You really have condensed and streamlined years of my scattered study into such a compact, user friendly program.”

Lisa Goldburg, DVM
Regency Veterinary Clinic

“I highly recommend Dr. Beckman’s instructional videos and wet labs. Two of my associates, Dr. Rachel Wise and Dr. Andrea Hoover, attended his Weekend Course in Orlando and LOVED it. I am a Clinical Professor at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center in the Community Practice and Dentistry department and I now recommend Dr. Beckman’s courses to all of our students.”

Kevin Cox, DVM
Redmond-Kirkland Animal Hospital
Redmond-Fall City Animal Hospital
Redmond, WA

“Dr. Beckman, the quizzes/ case studies/ your image library and the presentations have been simply wonderful. I just wanted to thank you and let you know you are making a big difference for me and many other veterinarians and their patients.”

Randall S. Verink, DVM
Casper Animal Medical Center
Casper, Wyoming

“Dr. Beckman thanks again for an amazing conference in Indianapolis! We have been doing X-rays in lateral recumbency and they were hit or miss if they would turn out. Using your technique my tech took the full mouth X-ray series one time only and it was perfect. So excited!”

Lauren Tassone, DVM
Prairie State Veterinary Clinic
Orland Park, IL

“I learned so much from Dr. Beckman’s lectures and radiology lab. I brought the knowledge and skills back to my clinic including many tips and tricks on using the proper angles for getting quality radiographs. Now I am proud that we provide some of the highest quality dental care in our area.”

Beth Schneider, LVT
Southgate Veterinary Hospital
Fargo, North Dakota

“Many thanks to Drs Beckman & Fuentes for some truly inspiring instruction- my interests & abilities grew enormously this weekend!

It was an absolute joy to meet everyone in the Academy & I hope to have more opportunities to meet & fellowship again.

See you all online in the forum soon!”

Troy Young, DVM
Yuba City
California

“This seminar is what we SHOULD have had in veterinary school. It would have saved me many years of stressing over fighting with dental extractions. Take your technician with you if you can to enhance the benefits to the dental team!”

Dr. Sherri Basso,
Sanlando Springs Animal Hospital

“The veterinary extraction lab has been the most valuable CE I’ve attended. The course was relevant, practical and enjoyable. Thank you Dr. Beckman for being so dedicated to teaching something that is impossible to learn from a book!”

Dr. Nicole Stone
Arthur Veterinary Clinic
Ontario, Canada

“The Dog and Cat Extraction Wet Lab was fantastic CE that allowed me to improve my extraction skills. I’ve only extracted 3 teeth in my veterinary career and this weekend was a tremendous confidence builder!”

Dr. Laura Cooper
Rocktop Veterinary Hospital
Grafton, Tennessee

“As a new graduate I felt very unprepared to go into a new practice and perform dental extractions. I now feel significantly more knowledgable and experienced. Thanks to Dr. Beckman’s excellent online series and excellent wet lab experience”

Zarah Deutsch, DVM

“Great course! Especially as a new graduate it helped me improve my anatomical know and preparation for a variety of clinical schenarios. Highly recommended. Hope to take this course again!”

Graham Sager Gellerman

“Dr. Beckman’s wet lab is extremely helpful and highly recommended. I am a new grad and I highly recommend it to any new grad entering into general practice.”

Dr. Kara Schmidt
Blanchard Valley Veterinary Clinic
Findlay, Ohio

“Thanks Brett!!!!!”

“That course is PHENOMENAL… I am learning so much!”

“Great great job in sharing your knowledge and improving dental care for our patients!”


Neal Weiner DVM

“I am a beyond happy I decided to attend this training course. I have so much more knowledge in dentistry than I did 48 hours ago, and I'm excited to practice and perfect my skills. I know this will be an asset to my practice and most importantly my patients. I look forward to returning for future training.”

Dr. Erin Kilbane
Orlando, Florida

“This is a great course for anyone who wants to gain speed and confidence with extractions. The small course allows for great one on one instruction with Dr. Beckman. I can't recommend this course enought!”


Kelsey Marble, DVM
Longwood Vet Clinic

“Thank you for dedicating your precious time to educate general veterinary practitioners. I have been using your techniques and making my veterinary dental extraction life easier by following your methods used in you online course. ”

Farshid Kiaei DVM
Caring Hands Pet Clinic
Santa Maria, CA

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