Give now!

Veterinary Dentistry for Practitioners

Sun, October 23, 2016 - Sun, October 23, 2016

This course provide lectures and wet lab in veterinary dentistry for veterinarians.  The morning sessions will provide classroom lectures and the afternoon will consist of an interactive wet lab. Lectures will cover:

Dental pathology with discussion on diagnosing different pathologies as well as treatment options. You will review normal dental radiographs (and jaw and normal tooth anatomy and foramina on radiographs)—as well as evaluating dental radiographs with pathology. Positioning for dental radiographs, proper extraction equipment and techniques in dogs and cats—how to release a mucogingival flap, removing alveolar bone for surgical extractions and proper closure will all be addressed. 

This course provides 7.5 CE Hours

Maximum Capacity: 30

Event Agenda

8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:15 Dentistry Cases A to Z (Abrasions to Zygomatic Arches) Part 1
9:15-10:00 Dentistry Cases A to Z (Abrasions to Zygomatic Arches) Part 2
10:00-10:15 Refreshment Break
10:15-11:15 Dental Radiography………The Hidden Pathology
11:15-12:30 Dental Extractions: Making the Difficult, Easy
12:30-1:20 Lunch 
1:20 Walk to the Wet Lab
1:30-5:00 Dental Laboratory 

Dental Nerve Blocks

Simple Extractions 

Surgical Extraction

Closed Root Planing & Perioceutic Application 

Open Root Planing & Bone G 

Dental Radiograph Station if Veterinarians want to practice positioning (?)

Event Fees

Registration Fee- Veterinarians $299

This course provides 7.5 C.E. Hours

Event Sponsors

Event Speakers

Dr. Heather Duncan, DVM, Diplomate AVDC

Dr. Duncan has developed the Dentistry services at Upstate Veterinary Specialists in Greenville, SC and Asheville, NC. She completed a formal residency training program in veterinary dentistry and oral/maxillofacial surgery in Baltimore, MD at the Animal Dental Center. She is the first boarded veterinary dentist in South Carolina. She has lectured at local and national veterinary conferences and has published articles in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Contact Information

Contact: Melissa Kilpatrick

Event Location

Map to event

Driving Directions

Click here, for driving directions

Travel Information

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the most convenient airport to use when attending a conference in Athens.  Groome Transportation offers an excellent shuttle service to and from the Atlanta Airport and Athens.  For more information and to schedule a reservation, please visit

Event Hotels

Georgia Center Hotel 1197 S. Lumpkin St, Athens, GA * 1-800-884-1381  
Holiday Inn 197 E Broad St, Athens GA * 706-549-4433 * Block Code: MED 
Holiday Inn Express 513 West Broad Street * 706-546-8122  
Springhill Suites 3500 Daniels Bridge Rd. * 706-353-8484
Hilton Garden Inn 390 Washington Street * 706-363-9948
Courtyard by Marriott 166 North Finley Street * 7063-69-7000
Hotel Indigo 500 College Ave., Athens, GA * 866-808-1438

*Registration fee includes: continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch, and instructional materials.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:

Non-Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m. ET, 10 days prior to the beginning of your event. A $15 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. No refunds will be issued thereafter. You may transfer your registration to an upcoming event. No refunds will be issued to a registration that has been transferred from another event.

Wet Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m., 45 days prior to the beginning of your event. A $15 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. Transfers are not guaranteed with conferences that include a wet lab. No refunds will be issued thereafter. If a course is cancelled for any reason, the CVM will not be responsible for any charges related to travel.

Privacy Notice: Each conference participant may receive mail from companies or individuals who have obtained names and addresses from this program’s registration as permitted by the Georgia Open Records Act.

Registration is Closed.

Be part of the CVM Team. Give today! Ok, let's do it!