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Vermont VMA Winter CE Conference
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2/8/2015
When: 2/8/2015
9:00 AM
Where: Hilton Hotel
Burlington, Vermont 
Contact: Kathy Finnie
802-878-6888

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Small animal speaker tbd


Practice management speaker tbd
 
"Beyond Floating Teeth: Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment for the Equine Practitioner"  
Robert M. Baratt, DVM, FAVD, FAVD/Eq, Dipl.AVDC/Eq
Fellow, Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, Equine and Small Animal
Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College, Equine Specialty

1. Standard of care. A  discussion of current standards of oral examination, dental imaging, medical records and prophylactic and therapeutic techniques for the equine practitioner. Strategies for competing with non-veterinarian tooth floaters.
2. Oral examination. This will cover basic instrumentation, dental charting, oral photography and oral endoscopy, as well as a discussion of sedation and restraint and periodontal disease.
3. Dental radiography. In depth discussion of appropriate positioning and technique  for obtaining diagnostic images of all teeth and paradental structures. Radiographic signs of dental disease. Indications for advanced imaging techniques (computed tomography).
4. Exodontia. Indications for extraction. Regional anesthesia and constant rate infusion of sedative/analgesics.Techniques for oral extraction. Surgical extraction of maxillary and mandibular cheek teeth.
5. Equine odontoclastic tooth resorption and hypercementosis.

 

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