Dentistry in small animal practice: Getting to the root of the problem

7 weeksDentistry9 CPD hours

This veterinary thought exchange online tutored course is an overall look at dental diseases and treatments in both dogs and cats.

Dental disease is one of the most commonly encountered problems in small animal practice. This course will take you through oral assessment, radiography technique and pathology, extraction techniques and specific problems in cats and dogs. It will provide you with the most up to date information in this area, supported by a live Q and A session where you can ask the tutor questions about your trickier cases. Join us for an exciting journey towards maximising the best dental care for your patients.

The course is run by Ingrid Tundo (EVDC Specialist in Dentistry). The course runs over a seven-week period and takes around 9 hours to complete. The course is delivered via video webinars and supplemented with discussion forums and live chats with the course tutor.

Access to this course is for 12 months. If you sign up to the course after the live session has run, you will still be able to access the recordings from the live session. The discussion forum will be monitored by Ingrid for the duration of the course only.

Course Content

Lesson 1: How to perform a complete oral assessment in dogs and cats Available on 06/11/2023 8:00 am 06/11/2023
learning outcomes

Improve your knowledge with:

  • Dental charting
  • Periodontal assessment
  • Treatment plans
  • Client communication
Lesson 2: Dental radiography in dogs Available on 13/11/2023 8:00 am 13/11/2023
learning outcomes

Improve your knowledge of

  • Acquisition of dental x-rays
  • Understanding of normal radiographic anatomy
  • Recognition of common pathologies in dogs
Lesson 3: Dental radiography in cats Available on 20/11/2023 8:00 am 20/11/2023
learning outcomes

Improve your knowledge of

  • Acquisition of dental x-rays
  • Understanding of normal radiographic anatomy
  • Recognition of common pathologies in cats
Lesson 4: Dental extraction in dogs Available on 27/11/2023 8:00 am 27/11/2023
learning outcomes

Improve your knowledge of

  • Fundamental extraction instruments needed to perform safety extractions
  • Understand the different extraction techniques for monoradicular and pluriradicular teeth in dogs
Lesson 5: Dental extraction in cats Available on 04/12/2023 8:00 am 04/12/2023
learning outcomes

Improve your knowledge of the

  • Fundamental extraction instruments needed to perform safety extractions
  • Understand the different extraction techniques for monoradicular and pluriradicular teeth in cats.
Lesson 6: Tooth resorption in cats Available on 11/12/2023 8:00 am 11/12/2023
learning outcomes

Improve your knowledge of

  • Different types and stages of tooth resorption lesions,
  • Treatment options and the long-term follow-ups in cats
Lesson 7: Dento-alveolar trauma in dogs and cats Available on 18/12/2023 8:00 am 18/12/2023
learning outcomes

Improve your knowledge of the

  • Classification of dental-alveolar trauma
  • Radiographic interpretation of injured teeth
  • Treatment options for fractured teeth in dogs and cats
Live Q&A Session (Thurs, 21/12/2023 @8pm GMT)
learning outcomes
  • Your chance to discuss any cases you are struggling with.
  • We will bring along a few interesting cases too!

Meet the speakers

Ingrid Tundo

Dentistry Specialist

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Ingrid Tundo is a Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry. Currently, Ingrid is the Head of Maxillofacial Surgery at DentalVets in Scotland. Ingrid has been a senior lecturer in Small Animal Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Edinburgh until recently. She graduated from the University of Milan in 2014. Ingrid moved to the UK in 2017 and started a full-time residency program under Peter Southerden.  Ingrid became a diplomat at the European Veterinary Dental College in 2021. Ingrid is the only EVDC diplomate in Scotland. Ingrid has a cat called Miso and a whippet called Bagel, they are adorable and very cuddly. Dipl EVDC MRCVS EBVS®​ DVM European Veterinary Specialist in Dentistry

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