Beyond Basics: Modern Diagnostic & Therapeutic Techniques in Equine Dentistry – A 2-Day Practical Course


Feb 3, 2023 to Feb 4, 2023


Over the past 20 years huge advances have been made in equine dentistry and new sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic techniques aiming at dental disease prevention and dental sparing have been published. This 2-day highly practical course is aimed at practitioners with a working knowledge in equine dentistry who want to deepen their understanding and especially their practical skills on diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. The panel of internationally renowned specialists will be covering the following topics through highly-illustrated and practically-based lectures:

Review of Equine Dental Anatomy
Oral Examination Techniques
Dental Radiography
Motorized & Manual Rasping
Diagnosis & Management of Periodontal Disease
Maintaining Occlusal Surfaces – Incisors & Cheek Teeth
Pain Management in Dentistry
Malocclusions –Diagnostic & Therapeutic Options
Specific Dentistry in the Juvenile & Geriatric Horse
Identifying & Managing Fractured Teeth
Oral Dental Extractions – Decision Making & Techniques
Dealing with Infundibular & Peripheral Caries
Between both afternoons 7 hours of practical sessions will provide an intimate environment for attendees to develop their practical skills on equine specimens in true small groups (2-3 vets per specimen) at the following stations:

Oral Imaging – Endoscopy & Radiography
Use of Motorized Equipment
Periodontal Treatment Techniques
Local Anesthetic Techniques (incl. TMJ)
Occlusal Restoration Techniques
Oral Dental Extraction Techniques
The course fee includes lunches, coffee/tea breaks, extensive course notes and a certificate of attendance. Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions). On the evening of the first day all attendees are invited to attend the wine & cheese reception. Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available.

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