Cats are not just small dogs and have unique dental requirements.
This course will be a refresher on some of the basic dental techniques but will also focus on key feline-specific issues and techniques related to periodontal disease and extractions as well as key disorders including feline tooth resorption, chronic gingivostomatitis, endodontic disease and malocclusions.
Each module has comprehensive course notes well-illustrated with clinical photos. Practical tips are given throughout. Lists of recommended reading and references are also included in each section.
On completion of this course, participants will:
Review the principles of the basic dental exam and gain an appreciation of the need for radiography in feline patients.
Gain an understanding of periodontal disease, its onset, treatment and management.
Review the management of key feline dental disorders including, feline tooth resorption, feline chronic gingivostomatitis, endodontic disease and feline malocclusions.
Learn to perform a range of extraction techniques.
Understand and learn to deal with the possible complications associated with tooth extractions.
Examination and diagnosis of dental disorders in the feline patient
Periodontal disease and its management
Specific dental disorders in more detail
This course comes with:
A set of written notes and photographs within each module
Self-assessed multiple choice quizzes to test your knowledge and understanding
A discussion forum for conversation, debate and information exchange with your peers and tutor
An electronic certificate available for download upon successful completion of the course
The estimated time to complete this course is 10 hours. The course will be open for 4 weeks.
This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 10 hours of continuing education. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.
|Recent Grad / Part-time Member||$289|
|Non-member / eMember||$578|