Taking the pain and stress out of feline dentistry and oral surgery

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About the course

This course will look at a number of aspects of feline dentistry and oral surgery, so that delegates are able to understand and identify pathology and to undertake the most appropriate treatment. The course will cover peridontal disease, tooth resorption, feline chronic gingivostomatitis, oral neoplasia and oral trauma. The course will inlcude a session on practical dental radiography in cats. 

Learning objectives

Understand and qulify peridontal disease in cats including extraction techniques Be able to identify and decide the most appropriate treatment for tooth resorption Be able to understand the importance of dental radiography and how it is used in general practice.  Gain an understanding of feline chronic gingivostomatitis and the treatment options for it.  Be able to identify and understand the teatment options for oral trauma cases in cats. 

Speaker CV

Matthew is one of only a handful of veterinary dentists in the UK. He carries out referral dentistry and oral surgery cases at a number of practices including Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists, South Devon  Referrals, Stone lion Veterinary Hospital in Wimbledon and at his own base in the New Forest. He is the course organiser for BVDA and co-ordinates both post graduate courses and undergraduate teaching at Bristol University. He has taught veterinary dentistry at Universities of Bristol, Liverpool, Cambridge and Surrey.

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