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Veterinary Dentistry for Private Practitioners

Veterinary Dentistry for Private Practitioners

Sun, July 28, 2019 - Sun, July 28, 2019

This dentistry course will provide veterinarians with comprehensive lectures in the morning and an interactive wet lab in the afternoon. The lectures will include common dental cases seen in practice, dental radiography, and dental extractions. The wet lab will include dental nerve blocks, simple and surgical extractions, open and closed root planing, and dental radiograph stations. 


This course provides 7.5 CE Hours

Maximum Capacity: 30

Event Agenda

Time  Event
8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:20 The Most Common Dental Cases Seen in Practice & Treatment
Options Part 1
9:20-10:10 The Most Common Dental Cases Seen in Practice & Treatment
Options Part 2
10:10-10:30 Refreshment Break
10:30-11:30 Dental Radiography………The Hidden Pathology
11:30-12:30 Dental Extractions: Making the Difficult, Easy
12:30-1:20 Lunch 
1:20-5:00 Wet Lab

Dental Nerve Blocks

Simple Extractions 

Surgical Extraction

Closed Root Planning & Perioceutic Application 

Open Root Planning & Bone Grafting

Dental Radiograph Station

Event Fees

Registration Fee- Veterinarians $350

This course provides 7.5 C.E. Hours

*Program schedule is subject to change*

Event Sponsors

Event Speakers

Heather Duncan, DVM, DAVDC


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: Cheryl Kennedy
Phone: 706.542-1451

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Event Parking


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

Holiday Inn 197 East Broad Street, Athens, GA 706-549-4433  
Holiday Inn Express  513 West Broad Street, Athens, GA  * 706-546-8122 
Georgia Center Hotel 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA  * 800.884.1381
Hilton Garden Inn 390 Washington Street, Athens, GA  * 706.363.9948 
The Hotel Indigo 500 College Avenue, Athens, GA * 706.546.0430 
Courtyard by Marriott  166 North Finley Street, Athens, GA  * 706.369.7000 
The Graduate Hotel 295 E Dougherty St, Athens, GA  *706.549.7020 Block Code: UV0726

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.
  • Wet Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m., 45 days prior to the beginning of your event.
  • If a course is cancelled for any reason, the CVM will not be responsible for any charges related to travel.
  • For courtesy and liability reasons, we prohibit children and domestic animals (except working animals, e.g., guide dogs) at our CE conferences.
  • Each conference participant may receive mail from companies or individuals who have obtained names and addresses from course registrations as permitted by the Georgia Open Records Act.

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, to conducting research related to animal diseases, and to providing veterinary services for animals and their owners. Our research efforts are aimed at enhancing the quality of life for animals and people, improving the productivity of poultry and livestock, and preserving a healthy interface between wildlife and people in the environment they share.

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