Day#1 - Friday - Periodontics: The interactive morning lecture will cover clinical anatomy as it relates to oral health, disease and its treatment. The foundations of the dental exam, and oral prophylaxis for the treatment of periodontal disease will be thoroughly covered. In the afternoon the 4 hour wet lab will be on cadavers and will deal with the treatment of periodontal disease both conservatively and surgically:

  • Normal dental anatomy
  • Dental numbering system: Anatomic Vs. Triadan
  • Positional terminology
  • Malocclusions
  • Periodontal disease: etiology, symptoms, stages and treatment options
  • The thorough prophylaxis
  • Proper use of Doxyrobe
  • Bone augmentation and open currettage
  • Surgical gingivectomies

Day#2 - Saturday - Oral Pathology and Radiology: There will be 3.5 hours of lecture followed by a 4.5-hours laboratory. Lecture and Laboratory notes will be provided. The laboratory will be both on skulls and cadavers. The lecture will cover the following topics for both Veterinarian and Technician audiences:

  • Origins of Oral Dental Disease Familial vs. Acquired Lesions
  • Pathology of Tooth #s, Form & Position
  • Jaw Growth Abnormalities & Classification of Malocclusions
  • Oral Soft Tissue Acquired Abnormalities
  • Periodontal Disease, Trauma, Endodontic Disease
  • Congenital and Neoplastic Disease

The Radiology laboratory section will cover:

  • Dental radiology in your practice. Equipment / Materials
  • Radiographic interpretation of Pathology
  • Positioning for all standard views
  • Identification of normal vs. abnormal structures

Day#3 - Sunday - Oral Surgery 1: There will be 3 hours of lecture followed by a 5-hour laboratory. The laboratory portion will be conducted on both cat and dog cadavers. They will cover the following topics:

  • Indications for exodontia which include: Retained teeth, Interceptive Ortho, Impactions Disarming, Treatment for caudal mucositis or LPGS in cats
  • Instrumentation and materials for exodontia
  • Techniques for surgical extractions (flap design and mobilization)
  • Dealing with difficult surgical extractions
  • Oro-nasal fistula closures single and double flap closures

Day#1 - Friday - Oral Pathology and Radiology: There will be 3.5 hours of lecture followed by a 4.5-hour laboratory. Lecture and Laboratory notes will be provided. The laboratory will be both on skulls and cadavers. The lecture will cover the following topics:

  • Origins of Oral Dental Disease Familial vs. Acquired Lesions
  • Pathology of Tooth #’s, Form & Position
  • Jaw Growth Abnormalities & Classification of Malocclusions
  • Oral Soft Tissue Acquired Abnormalities
  • Periodontal Disease, Trauma, Endodontic Disease
  • Congenital and Neoplastic Disease

The Radiology laboratory section will cover:

  • Dental radiology in your practice. Equipment / Materials
  • Indications for radiology Normal vs. Abnormal
  • Positioning for all standard views
  • Developing and ID of normal vs. abnormal structures.

Day#2-3 - Saturday & Sunday - Oral Surgery 1: Day 2: There will be 3 hours of lecture followed by a 5-hour laboratory. Day 3: 2 hours of lecture followed by 6 hours of Lab. The lecture and laboratory notes will be provided. The laboratory portion will be conducted on both cat and dog cadaver heads. They will cover the following topics for a Veterinarian audience only:

  • Indications for Exodontia
  • Retained teeth, Interceptive Ortho, Impactions, Disarming, Treatment for LPGS in cats
  • Instrumentation and Materials for Exodontia
  • Procedures for surgical extractions
  • Dealing with Complications of Surgery
  • Maxillary Oronasal Fistula Closures
  • Techniques for Muco-gingival Pedicle Flaps
  • Rostral Mandibulectomies & Maxillectomies
  • Jaw Fracture Repair

The participants at the end of this course will understand their integral role in the dental team and will be well versed in the following lecture topics:

  • Normal Dental Anatomy
  • Tooth development
  • Eruption schedules
  • Dental formulas of domestic animals
  • Dental numbering system: Anatomic Vs. Triadan
  • Positional terminology
  • Malocclusions
  • Periodontal disease: etiology, symptoms, stages and treatment options
  • Oral radiographic pathology
  • Radiographic theory of shooting

The laboratory component is 11 hours on cadavers and skulls and will include:

  • Complete Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Charting
  • Instrument Care and Sharpening Techniques
  • Radiology: Taking, Developing and Interpreting

Day#1 - Friday - Periodontics: The interactive morning lecture will cover clinical anatomy as it relates to oral health, disease and its treatment. The foundations of the dental exam, and oral prophylaxis for the treatment of periodontal disease will be thoroughly covered. In the afternoon the 4 hour wet lab will be on cadavers and will deal with the treatment of periodontal disease both conservatively and surgically:

  • Normal dental anatomy
  • Dental numbering system: Anatomic Vs. Triadan
  • Positional terminology
  • Malocclusions
  • Periodontal disease: etiology, symptoms, stages and treatment options
  • The thorough prophylaxis
  • Proper use of Doxyrobe
  • Bone augmentation and open currettage
  • Surgical gingivectomies

Day#2 - Saturday - Oral Pathology and Radiology: There will be 3.5 hours of lecture followed by a 4.5-hours laboratory. Lecture and Laboratory notes will be provided. The laboratory will be both on skulls and cadavers. The lecture will cover the following topics for both Veterinarian and Technician audiences:

  • Origins of Oral Dental Disease Familial vs. Acquired Lesions
  • Pathology of Tooth #s, Form & Position
  • Jaw Growth Abnormalities & Classification of Malocclusions
  • Oral Soft Tissue Acquired Abnormalities
  • Periodontal Disease, Trauma, Endodontic Disease
  • Congenital and Neoplastic Disease

The Radiology laboratory section will cover:

  • Dental radiology in your practice. Equipment / Materials
  • Radiographic interpretation of Pathology
  • Positioning for all standard views
  • Identification of normal vs. abnormal structures

Day#3 - Sunday - Oral Surgery 1: There will be 3 hours of lecture followed by a 5-hour laboratory. The laboratory portion will be conducted on both cat and dog cadavers. They will cover the following topics:

  • Indications for exodontia which include: Retained teeth, Interceptive Ortho, Impactions Disarming, Treatment for caudal mucositis or LPGS in cats
  • Instrumentation and materials for exodontia
  • Techniques for surgical extractions (flap design and mobilization)
  • Dealing with difficult surgical extractions
  • Oro-nasal fistula closures single and double flap closures

Day#1 - Friday - Periodontics: The interactive morning lecture will cover clinical anatomy as it relates to oral health, disease and its treatment. The foundations of the dental exam, and oral prophylaxis for the treatment of periodontal disease will be thoroughly covered. In the afternoon the 4 hour wet lab will be on cadavers and will deal with the treatment of periodontal disease both conservatively and surgically:

  • Normal dental anatomy
  • Dental numbering system: Anatomic Vs. Triadan
  • Positional terminology
  • Malocclusions
  • Periodontal disease: etiology, symptoms, stages and treatment options
  • The thorough prophylaxis
  • Proper use of Doxyrobe
  • Bone augmentation and open currettage
  • Surgical gingivectomies

Day#2 - Saturday - Oral Pathology and Radiology: There will be 3.5 hours of lecture followed by a 4.5-hours laboratory. Lecture and Laboratory notes will be provided. The laboratory will be both on skulls and cadavers. The lecture will cover the following topics for both Veterinarian and Technician audiences:

  • Origins of Oral Dental Disease Familial vs. Acquired Lesions
  • Pathology of Tooth #s, Form & Position
  • Jaw Growth Abnormalities & Classification of Malocclusions
  • Oral Soft Tissue Acquired Abnormalities
  • Periodontal Disease, Trauma, Endodontic Disease
  • Congenital and Neoplastic Disease

The Radiology laboratory section will cover:

  • Dental radiology in your practice. Equipment / Materials
  • Radiographic interpretation of Pathology
  • Positioning for all standard views
  • Identification of normal vs. abnormal structures

Day#3 - Sunday - Oral Surgery 1: There will be 3 hours of lecture followed by a 5-hour laboratory. The laboratory portion will be conducted on both cat and dog cadavers. They will cover the following topics:

  • Indications for exodontia which include: Retained teeth, Interceptive Ortho, Impactions Disarming, Treatment for caudal mucositis or LPGS in cats
  • Instrumentation and materials for exodontia
  • Techniques for surgical extractions (flap design and mobilization)
  • Dealing with difficult surgical extractions
  • Oro-nasal fistula closures single and double flap closures

Day#1 - Friday - Oral Pathology and Radiology: There will be 3.5 hours of lecture followed by a 4.5-hour laboratory. Lecture and Laboratory notes will be provided. The laboratory will be both on skulls and cadavers. The lecture will cover the following topics:

  • Origins of Oral Dental Disease Familial vs. Acquired Lesions
  • Pathology of Tooth #’s, Form & Position
  • Jaw Growth Abnormalities & Classification of Malocclusions
  • Oral Soft Tissue Acquired Abnormalities
  • Periodontal Disease, Trauma, Endodontic Disease
  • Congenital and Neoplastic Disease

The Radiology laboratory section will cover:

  • Dental radiology in your practice. Equipment / Materials
  • Indications for radiology Normal vs. Abnormal
  • Positioning for all standard views
  • Developing and ID of normal vs. abnormal structures.

Day#2-3 - Saturday & Sunday - Oral Surgery 1: Day 2: There will be 3 hours of lecture followed by a 5-hour laboratory. Day 3: 2 hours of lecture followed by 6 hours of Lab. The lecture and laboratory notes will be provided. The laboratory portion will be conducted on both cat and dog cadaver heads. They will cover the following topics for a Veterinarian audience only:

  • Indications for Exodontia
  • Retained teeth, Interceptive Ortho, Impactions, Disarming, Treatment for LPGS in cats
  • Instrumentation and Materials for Exodontia
  • Procedures for surgical extractions
  • Dealing with Complications of Surgery
  • Maxillary Oronasal Fistula Closures
  • Techniques for Muco-gingival Pedicle Flaps
  • Rostral Mandibulectomies & Maxillectomies
  • Jaw Fracture Repair

Day#1 - Friday - Periodontics: The interactive morning lecture will cover clinical anatomy as it relates to oral health, disease and its treatment. The foundations of the dental exam, and oral prophylaxis for the treatment of periodontal disease will be thoroughly covered. In the afternoon the 4 hour wet lab will be on cadavers and will deal with the treatment of periodontal disease both conservatively and surgically:

  • Normal dental anatomy
  • Dental numbering system: Anatomic Vs. Triadan
  • Positional terminology
  • Malocclusions
  • Periodontal disease: etiology, symptoms, stages and treatment options
  • The thorough prophylaxis
  • Proper use of Doxyrobe
  • Bone augmentation and open currettage
  • Surgical gingivectomies

Day#2 - Saturday - Oral Pathology and Radiology: There will be 3.5 hours of lecture followed by a 4.5-hours laboratory. Lecture and Laboratory notes will be provided. The laboratory will be both on skulls and cadavers. The lecture will cover the following topics for both Veterinarian and Technician audiences:

  • Origins of Oral Dental Disease Familial vs. Acquired Lesions
  • Pathology of Tooth #s, Form & Position
  • Jaw Growth Abnormalities & Classification of Malocclusions
  • Oral Soft Tissue Acquired Abnormalities
  • Periodontal Disease, Trauma, Endodontic Disease
  • Congenital and Neoplastic Disease

The Radiology laboratory section will cover:

  • Dental radiology in your practice. Equipment / Materials
  • Radiographic interpretation of Pathology
  • Positioning for all standard views
  • Identification of normal vs. abnormal structures

Day#3 - Sunday - Oral Surgery 1: There will be 3 hours of lecture followed by a 5-hour laboratory. The laboratory portion will be conducted on both cat and dog cadavers. They will cover the following topics:

  • Indications for exodontia which include: Retained teeth, Interceptive Ortho, Impactions Disarming, Treatment for caudal mucositis or LPGS in cats
  • Instrumentation and materials for exodontia
  • Techniques for surgical extractions (flap design and mobilization)
  • Dealing with difficult surgical extractions
  • Oro-nasal fistula closures single and double flap closures

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On January 29, 2000, the Animal Dental Training Center (ADTC) opened its doors and created a permanent and dedicated facility for continuing education in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery for veterinarians and technicians alike. Since its inception, the Animal Dental Training Center has held over 350 classes across all topics in small animal veterinary dentistry and oral surgery. The center has been host to over 4000 participants world-wide and remains the premier facility for those seeking unparalleled and comprehensive "hands-on" veterinary dental continuing education programs. Small class sizes, individual workstations, interactive lectures, and an open forum approach to learning make classes at the ADTC a truly unique and professionally rewarding experience. Contact past participants and read what they have to say about their experience(s) at the Animal Dental Training Center in our testimonials section.

Starting in December of 2001, the ADTC began offering "Masters level" courses for those individuals with proficiency in dentistry and seeking training on more advanced topics within the dental disciplines. In addition to its regular schedule of courses, the ADTC has hosted the ACVS's Arlington VA's wet lab in dentistry, CVC East wet labs, and provides yearly veterinary dental mock exams to help candidates prepare for taking their veterinary dental specialty boards.

The many veterinary dental programs offered through the ADTC are for all ability levels and include special "technician weekends", exclusively feline programs, and continuing education courses in dental radiology, oral pathology, oral surgery, restorations, and endodontics for general practitioners and those veterinarians with a special interest in dentistry. Learn more about our current animal dental continuing education offerings below.

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