Feline Dental and Oral Pathology
non-credit | 3 hrs CE
The recognition and treatment of feline dental and oral pathology is an important component in the successful management of feline health. Painful dental and oral abnormalities are one of the most frequently occurring pathologic conditions in cats today. This course will teach learners to recognize dental and oral lesions in cats.
Common and uncommon feline dental and oral lesions include: variations in number of teeth and roots, malformed teeth, periodontal disease, tooth resorption, fractured teeth, malocclusion, mandibular swelling, alveolar bone expansion, gingivostomatitis, eosinophilic granuloma, feline pyogenic granuloma, lingual lesions, lip avulsions, neoplasia, and maxillofacial trauma including temporomandibular luxations.
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
- Diagnose and treat dental and oral lesions in cats
- Interpret dental radiographs and evaluate clinical and laboratory anomalies to diagnose dental and oral pathology
- Recognize the categories of periodontal disease
- Identify and treat fractured teeth, malocclusions, and gingivostomatitis
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.