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Veterinary Dental Technician CE Course Weekend
Extravaganza and Lab San Jose July 2020

San Jose, California

Saturday & Sunday – July 18th-19th, 2020

To be Announced Soon

Total of 16 Hours RACE CE

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$895 >>

This RACE accredited dentistry course trains the technician to be the among the best in vet dentistry.

Are You Frustrated with Retakes on Dental Radiographs?

Is the Doctor Always Hurrying You to Finish Your Dental Procedures?

Is Charting Taking Way Too Long?

Not Confident with Anesthesia?

***Is Your Veterinarian Interested in Learning Canine Dentistry and Exceptional Extraction Techniques the Same Weekend in the Same Location as the Technician Extravaganza?!!***


Veterinary Dentistry CE Course and Dental Extraction Wetlab

Day 1

1. The Role of the Technician in the Dentistry Service: Admit to Discharge

This will be a discussion of defining the role of the technician 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.

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

As a portion of the course each attendee with learn with a doctor live during actual oral surgical procedures during the Canine Extraction Wetlab which will be held concurrently in another section of the hotel. If your doctor is attending you will be paired with them. If you don't have a doctor attending we have plenty to go around so each person will get this invaluable learning experience.

Lead Instructor:

Annie Mills, LVT, VTS (Dentistry)

Phone: Annie @ 941-276-9141

Co Instructor:

Dr. Brett Beckman

Board Certified Veterinary Dentist

Board Certified Pain Management

***Is Your Veterinarian Interested in Learning Canine Dentistry and Exceptional Extraction Techniques the Same Weekend in the Same Location as the Technician Extravaganza?!!***





"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
“Dr. Beckman’s entusiasm for teaching dentistry is unmatched. The Canine and Feline Wet Lab was a wonderful hands on experience!”
Amy Issac, DVM
Valley West Veterinary Hospital
Charleston, WV
"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
“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

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