Small Animal Dentistry
This course will look at what is needed to operate a successful dentistry unit. As well as practical oral anatomy knowledge, dental nomenclature and dental equipment and instrumentation, the course covers how to take a whole mouth series of dental radiographs.
An important focus is the management of the most common disease in dogs: periodontal disease - from the consulting room to the surgery and then back to the home including treatment, homecare advice and disease prevention.
Key Concept 1: Tools for success in dentistry
A practical understanding of oral anatomy, dental nomenclature, dental equipment and instrumentation including correct use, a guide to dental radiographic positioning
Key Concept 2: Periodontal disease
Diagnosis and management in dogs
- Tony Caiafa
- BVSc BDSc MANZCVS (Small animal surgery, 1992; Dentistry, 1993)
- Kayo Kuroda
- BVSc, MANZCVS (Small Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgery 2018)