Clinical Small Animal Dentistry (for veterinary students)

non-credit | Veterinary Student Course | Starts February 4th

Clinical Dentistry is an important part of your veterinary education. 

Over 70% of dogs and cats have dental disease by age 2! In this course, the world's leading expert in canine and feline dentistry and oral surgery, Dr. Sandra Manfra DVM, DACVS, DACVD, and past president of the American College of Veterinary Dentistry, will teach you to identify and manage dental disease in small animal practice.

Each module highlights clinically relevant dental and paradental anatomy in the recognition and treatment of dental disease. Dental pathology, radiology, extraction technique, and periodontal disease are applied in a clinical model. This is a required course for our college's dentistry and oral surgery rotation

This course is 100% online. All videos and assessments are on demand.

Pass this course by earning an 80% or greater on the module quizzes to get a certificate of completion!

What You'll Learn

  • Identify clinically relevant dental and paradental anatomy
  • Diagnose common dental pathologic conditions
  • Understand proper radiology techniques and their use in diagnosis of dental diseases
  • Explore perioperative pain management 
  • Discuss state-of-the-art veterinary dental equipment
  • Compare and contrast periodontal disease stages and treatment options



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