Canine Dental and Oral Pathology

Canine Dental and Oral Pathology

credit hours | 3 CE hours

Dental and oral abnormalities are the most frequently occurring problems in veterinary practice today. This course teaches learners to recognize dental and oral lesions in dogs.

Many dental and oral lesions occur frequently in dogs, but may have a wide variety of presentations and treatment options. Commonly occurring canine dental and oral lesions include: malocclusions, variations in number of teeth and roots, periodontal disease, endodontic disease, dental attrition/abrasion, discolored teeth, dental caries and oral masses (benign and malignant).

This course is 100% online. All the videos and assessments are on demand. Completion of this course with an 80% or better provides 3 hours of CE!

What You'll Learn

  • Recognize normal dental variants based upon patient head shape
  • Diagnose and select a treatment plan for common and uncommon dental and oral lesions in dogs through the performance of complete oral examinations
  • Interpret dental radiographs and evaluate clinical and laboratory anomalies to diagnose dental and oral pathology
  • Compare and contrast benign and malignant oral lesions



This course material is from one of the modules in Clinical Small Animal Dentistry. Find out more about the full Clinical Small Animal Dentistry course here.

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