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The Carolinas Animal Hospital and Dental Clinic offers classes that are both lecture based and hands on to help veterinarians and their staff advance their knowledge of dentistry. Whether your practice is in the initial stages of developing a dental program or hoping to gain more advanced knowledge of dentistry, we have classes to help! All classes are taught in our hospital in Charlotte, NC and you will receive CE credits for each class. Please call and inquire about scheduling a class specifically designed for your hospital and your personal needs.
Please Contact Vicki Blazer, Education Center Coordinator, v.blazer@cahdc.com to schedule a class.
The class instructors are Dr. Katherine Queck and Dr. Marguerite Gleason

Fantastic practical information, excellent setup. Everyone was wonderfully helpful. I not only learned new skills, but will be bringing back lots of ideas for my colleagues.” – 3/12/15 Class

Overall a great learning experience. Good hands on and good visuals.” – 4/20/15 Class

Overall very good, I look forward to my next class.” – 5/6/15 Class

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Resources:

Canine Dental Chart Feline Dental Chart

 

Veterinary Education Center

2017 Class Schedule

10% DISCOUNT FOR ENROLLING IN 3 OR MORE CLASSES


COMPLETE DENTAL CLEANING, ORAL CHARTING & INSTRUMENT SHARPENING:

MARCH 21, 2017 (9:00am-12:00pm)

(DVM/Technician – 3 CE credits) lecture and wet lab $275 (14)

A thorough discussion of oral charting, complete dental cleaning, polishing and sealant application and instituting an effective home care plan will follow. The class will also cover instrument sharpening so bring your dull instruments!


DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY AND INTERPRETATION: :

MARCH 21, 2017 (1:00-5:00pm)

(DVM/Technician – 4 CE credits) lecture and wet lab $395 (18)

This seminar teaches how to successfully take full mouth dental radiographs. You will learn how to properly position the digital sensor to achieve excellent and repeatable results. Troubleshooting poor images, skewed angles and superimposed roots will be discussed at length in our laboratory. We will also review a flowchart to facilitate proper radiographic interpretation.


ANESTHESIA for CATS and DOGS: PRE-OP to RECOVERY

MARCH 23, 2017 (8:30-11:30am)

(DVM/Technician – 3 CE credits) lecture and wet lab $295 (18)

Frustrated with your level of anesthetic monitoring expertise? Want to know more than simply the “How-to”? This course will set you on your way to continued proficiency in all aspects of anesthesia for the dog and cat. “Anesthesia for Cats and Dogs: Pre-op to Recovery” will offer an overview of basic anesthesia and monitoring practices supported by lecture and instructions on in-depth anesthesia concepts. A focus of the lecture will be identifying the “normal” for patients under anesthesia and “What-if” scenarios for anesthetic abnormalities. PE, analysis of pre-op lab values, ASA planning/anesthetic plan development, anesthetic agents, induction, monitoring, and recovery are areas to be covered. Pathophysiology of body systems affected by the process of anesthesia will be discussed. Hands-on wet lab for anesthetic machine set-up, patient monitoring devices, and patient intubation will be reviewed. (Note: this lab involves the use of cadavers.)

 


CANINE SURGICAL DENTAL EXTRACTIONS:

MARCH 23, 2017 (1:00-5:00pm)

(DVMs Only – 4 CE credits) lecture and wet lab $595 (14)

This course is designed for the veterinarian wishing to improve their surgical technique. The course reviews gingival flap preparation, osteoplasty, extraction techniques for single and multi-rooted teeth, sectioning teeth, tissue handling, use of bone grafting materials and proper use of the high speed drill, bur selection and instrument use.


FELINE SURGICAL DENTAL EXTRACTIONS:

MARCH 24, 2017 (1:00-5:00pm)

(DVMs Only – 4 CE credits) lecture and wet lab $595 (14)

The course reviews gingival flap preparation, osteoplasty, extraction techniques for single and multi-rooted teeth, sectioning teeth, tissue handling, use of bone grafting materials, proper use of the high speed drill, bur selection and instrument use. A discussion will also review tooth resorption and when crown amputation is appropriate.

 


ADVANCED PERIODONTAL SURGERY: :

2017-TBD (1:00-5:00pm)

(DVMs Only – 4 CE credits) lecture and wet lab $695 (14)

(Prerequisite: Completed Dental Radiography, Dental Cleaning, Canine and Feline Extraction Classes)

This seminar will review closed root planning, open root planning, gingival flap preparation and bone augmentation using synthetic graft materials. A wet lab will offer the opportunity to practice the techniques discussed in the lecture.

 


Contact Vicki Blazer, Education Center Coordinator, v.blazer@cahdc.com to schedule a class.