Comprehensive Small Animal Dentistry

March 24-26, 2019
CE Hours: 24 | 32 Seats Available
Instructor: Drs. Brook Niemiec, Dale Kressin

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About This Course

This comprehensive dentistry course is designed to take a practitioner from admission of a patient to canine and feline oral surgery. Our board-certified dentists will guide your through the process of anesthesia, nerve blocks, and then obtaining radiographs. From there, you will understand the plan for treatment of dogs and cats and then have the hands-on, supervised laboratory sessions to gain confidence to enhance your dentistry service at your clinic. This course focuses not just on concepts, but our outstanding instructors will show you the tips and tricks as well as being available to answer your questions and help you perform procedures that you will be able to immediately apply to your clinic.

Who Should Attend

This comprehensive dentistry course is designed to take a practitioner from admission of a patient to canine and feline oral surgery. 

Details

  • Date(s): March 24-26, 2019
  • Venue: Oquendo Center | Las Vegas, NV
  • Category: Dentistry
  • Enrollment Capacity: 32
  • CE Hours: 24

Course Objectives

  1. The importance of dental radiography to facilitate decision-making
  2. How to properly perform nerve blocks
  3. Proper selection and use of oral surgery instruments including root elevators and high speed drills
  4. How to perform surgical extraction of maxillary canine teeth, oral flaps, removal of alveolar bone and section teeth
  5. Proper closure of extraction site
  6. How to address common dental complications
  7. Periodontal therapy to save teeth

Course Cost

$2,400

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Lead Instructor ...

Brook Niemiec, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD, DEVDC
University of California - Davis

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Dale Kressin, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC
University Of Minnesota College Of Veterinary Medicine

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Sponsor

A special thank you to our course sponsor. Learn more

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TRANSPORTATION

Public transportation in Las Vegas is limited. If you are staying somewhere other than our preferred partner, Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport, you will need to arrange for your transportation to and from the Oquendo Center. If you are renting a car, Mandalay Bay, Luxor and several other hotels on the strip may charge for parking. Other transportation options for getting around are taxi service, Uber and Lyft.

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PACKING TIPS

  1. WVC scrubs are available upon your arrival if needed.
  2. Closed-toe shoes are required during labs.
  3. A light sweater for indoor areas.
  4. Plenty of sunscreen.
  5. Electronic charging device to power up.
  6. Valid ID - We highly recommend you carry your ID at all times in Las Vegas.

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Participant Reviews

“Excellent! It addressed my pitfalls in veterinary dentistry as a small animal practitioner"
Anton Roach

“Excellent overall course"
William McGee