Canine and Feline Dental Anatomy

Canine and Feline Dental Anatomy

credit hours | 3 CE hours

To understand dental pathophysiology of dogs and cats, we first have to identify and understand their normal clinically relevant dental anatomy. In this module, we’ll learn about important terminology and the clinical applications of dental and paradental anatomy. This includes reviewing the normal anatomy of a tooth, its roots, the gingiva, and other nearby anatomical structures that may impact dental care. A brief overview of age-related changes is also covered.

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

  • Identify normal canine and feline dental anatomy
  • Define important dental terminology
  • Distinguish between deciduous versus permanent teeth
  • Recall canine and feline dental formulas
  • List the number of roots in each tooth



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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