Clinical Small Animal Dentistry

Clinical Small Animal Dentistry

2 credit hours | Available now

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, Dr. Sandra Manfra will teach you to identify and manage dental disease in small animal practice. Dr. Manfra, DVM, DACVS, DACVD, is the world's leading expert in canine and feline dentistry and oral surgery and former president of the American College of Veterinary Dentistry.

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. 

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100% On-Demand, Asynchronous, Self-Paced Course 

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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