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Hot Topics in Veterinary Dentistry


Hot Topics in Veterinary Dentistry (4-part webinar series)
7:30-9:00 pm
April 7, 14, 21, 28, 2020


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Presenter -  John Lewis, VMD, FAVD, DAVDC

Dr. John Lewis obtained his VMD from University of Pennsylvania in 1997 and spent 5 years in general practice prior to returning to the University of Pennsylvania for a residency in dentistry and oral surgery. Dr. Lewis became a fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry in 2004 and a diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) in 2005. At the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Lewis rose to the rank of Associate Professor of Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Dr. Lewis also served as Residency Director and Chief of Surgery of Ryan Veterinary Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lewis is Past President of the American Veterinary Dental Society, and has served as Examination Chair of the AVDC. Dr. Lewis is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry, and writes a monthly column for Veterinary Practice News. In 2019, Dr. Lewis opened Veterinary Dentistry Specialists and Silo Academy Education Center, both in Chadds Ford, PA.


Tuesday, April 7
Say Ahhh…Oral Exam Techniques and Common Oral Diseases in Dogs and Cats

The importance of a thorough oral/dental exam cannot be understated, because when disease is found and treated, we relieve pain and infection in our patients.This lecture will discuss the steps of a thorough conscious and anesthetized oral examination and common findings.

Tuesday, April 14
Dental “Zebras” – Uncommon Oral Diseases in Dogs and Cats
This session will encourage discussion of cases in oral surgery and oral medicine that are presented rarely, but when they do present, they have characteristic features that allow for accurate diagnosis and treatment.Maybe you have not seen some of these rare diseases, but the question remains: have they seen you? This lecture will focus on the rare cases: those you don’t see every day, or perhaps not even every year.However, when you do see them, knowing what they look like and how to treat them? Priceless.

Tuesday, April 21
In the Dark…Dental Radiograph Interpretation in Dogs and Cats
This interactive session will allow for assessment and discussion of common and uncommon dental radiographic findings in dogs and cats.

Tuesday, April 28
Dental Extraction Complications and How to Avoid Them
The phrase, “it’s like pulling teeth…” arose for a reason.Extracting firmly rooted teeth requires control, dexterity, and patience.This lecture will discuss how to avoid common complications and how to deal with them when they happen.Deep breaths!

An email will be sent to registered attendees approximately one week prior to each scheduled webinar containing information to connect to the webinar.



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