Canine Dentistry

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About the course

Key Areas

  • The foundations of oral diagnosis
  • Do’s and don’ts of scaling and polishing
  • How to take good dental radiographs
  • How to perform closed extractions confidently and with control
  • Regional nerve blocks and analgesia for dental patients
  • The use of muco-periosteal flaps for the surgical extraction of mandibular, maxillary and carnassial teeth
  • Root remnant removal
  • Radiographic interpretation and case discussions covering
  • - Periodontal disease: when to extract?
  • - Fractured teeth: when to treat?
  • Treating teeth affected by resorption

About this course

Canine dentistry
Day 1: The foundations Day 2: Surgical extractions and case discussion

Would you like to improve the quality of the dental care you can offer your patients?

This two-day course focuses on extractions in small animal practice. It includes a strong practical component with canine and fox cadavers. The lectures, while covering both feline and canine aspects, will concentrate mostly on canine dentistry.

Why do this course?
Fine-tune your extraction skills, and at the same time become more knowledgeable and confident addressing your dental cases.




Simone Kirby, DipEVDC FHEA MRCVS Tieraerztin, EBVS and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry
Veterinary Dental and Oral Surgery Referrals, Hertfordshire and London

Rachel Perry, BSc BVM&S MANZCVS (Small Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgery) DipEVDC MRCVS, European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry, Honorary Lecturer in Dentistry, Royal Veterinary College
Director, Perrydental Vet Ltd


Start date Location / delivery
15 Oct 2019 Royal Veterinary College Book now

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