Enrollment is closed.
INSTRUCTOR(S): Steven Holmstrom, DVM, Dipl. AVDC
DENT110-1014: Veterinary Dentistry for the General Practitioner, Module 2
The lectures for this course will be presented in a predominantly audio format.
Please come prepared to listen.
October 20-November 27, 2014
REAL TIME SESSIONS (RTS):
Mondays, October 27, November 3, 10 and 17, 2014; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)
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In order to prepare you for a successful experience
in your CE course, we request you attend a Practice Session prior to the first
Real Time Session. Please arrive promptly at the start time; each Practice Session
is up to 1 hour in length.
For more information, please visit the
CE Practice Area
*The instructors for this course will be using audio which will require you to have a headset or speakers to listen.
If you have any concerns regarding your computer's audio capabilities, please be sure to attend
one of the Practice Sessions.
Level and Prerequisites:
course will be open to general practice veterinarians actively interested
in veterinary dentistry. Participants in this course should have an interest in taking better care of
the dental needs of their patients.
VIN CE Course:
Open to veterinarians.
This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians.
The Veterinary Information Network (VIN) is RACE Provider #22.
This course in Veterinary Dentistry for the General Practitioner is designed
to allow discussions of current techniques used in veterinary dentistry.
Veterinarians practicing all levels of veterinary dentistry are invited to participate,
from the veterinarian just interested in getting more information in veterinary dentistry
to the Board Certified Veterinary Dentist. The course will start out with oral examination
and disease recognition, then cover prevention and treatment of periodontal disease and
continue to intraoral radiographs.
This course consists of four (4) 2-hour Real Time Sessions, supplemental library materials,
interactive message board discussions, and a mandatory end-of-course test.
Successful completion (scoring 80% or better) on the end-of-course test is required
to earn a certificate of completion for the course.
To learn more about the requirements for earning a CE certificate, please refer to
Receiving Your CE Credit and Course Completion Certificate
*The lecture portion of this course will be an audio presentation, please be prepared to listen.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to
- recognize normal radiographic anatomy.
- radiographically diagnose common intraoral disease.
- recognize the indications for exodontia.
- understand the equipment and techniques for simple and surgical extractions.
- recognize the indications, drugs and landmarks for local anesthesia.
- describe current concepts in the treatment of tooth resorption
and stomatitis in the feline.
Course materials will be available
in the course library prior to each Real Time Session.
About the Instructors:
Dr. Steve Holmstrom
- Holmstrom S (2013).
Veterinary Dentistry - A Team Approach, 2nd Edition.
was one of the two original VIN Dental Consultants.
He has co-authored the textbook which the course is based on, Veterinary
Dental Techniques, which is in its 3rd edition and in 4 languages.
He has also authored Veterinary Dentistry for the Technician and Office Staff
and edited two editions of Veterinary Clinics of North America.
He is in a dental only practice in San Carlos, California.
(Real Time Session October 27)
Required Reading (prior to October 27 Real Time Session):
Advanced Veterinary Dentistry Dental Procedures: Periodontal Surgery, Endodontics, Restorations, and Orthodontics, p307.
- Dental radiographic interpretation: periodontics, endodontics, orthodontics
(Real Time Session November 3)
Required Reading (prior to November 3 Real Time Session):
Chapter 12, Exodontics (Extractions), p288.
- Indications for exodontias
- Instrumentation for exodontias
- Simple extraction techniques
- Surgical extraction techniques
- Multiple root extractions
- Techniques for specific teeth
- Exodontic complications
(Real Time Session November 10)
Required Reading (prior to November 10 Real Time Session):
Chapter 5, Local Anesthesia, p135.
- Advantages of local dental blocks
- Local anesthesia agents
- Areas that can be blocked
(Real Time Session November 17)
Required Reading (prior to November 17 Real Time Session):
Chapter 10, Feline Dentistry, p227.
CE CREDITS: 8
- Feline Dentistry: Stomatitis, Tooth Resorption (a.k.a. FORL)
Member: $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by October 6, 2014)
Non-Member: $266 ($239 early bird special if enrolled by October 6, 2014)
Enroll in both Veterinary Dentistry for the General Practitioner Modules by September 29, 2014
and receive a discounted rate: Member $286; Non-member $452.
*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes,
enrollment will close at 5 pm ET on October 27, 2014
or when the maximum number of participants is reached.
*For more information on how online CE works, see the
Participant Resource Center
Enrollment is closed.
- Enrollment qualifications: VIN CE courses are open to
VIN member and non-member veterinarians. Veterinarians enrolling in a VSPN CE course
must be a VIN member. Veterinary support staff must be a VSPN member to enroll in a
VSPN CE or a VIN CE course open to VSPN member enrollment.
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*Note: "This course is approved for 8 continuing education credits in jurisdictions
which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some
boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or
restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education."
Call VSPN/VIN CE at 1-800-700-4636 for further information.
(Attendees are encouraged to check with their licensing jurisdiction(s) for
information regarding recognition by their board).
Course withdrawal and refund policy:
A complete refund of the paid course price will be
issued when your withdrawal request is received prior to the listed start date of the course.
If you wish to withdraw after the start date please contact the VIN/VSPN office 1-800-700-INFO (4636)
to discuss eligibility for a pro-rated refund.
* Note: To ensure rapid handling of your request for withdrawal, we recommend that you
call the VIN/VSPN office at 1-800-700-INFO (4636).
*For more information on VIN's upcoming CE courses, check the
VIN Course Catalog
The CE team:
Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Coordinator
VIN CE Services: CEonVIN@vin.com
800-846-0028 or 530-756-4881; ext. 797
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