Oral Surgery 1+2, Oral Pathology, and Radiology | 3-Day RACE Accredited Series

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Instructors: Ira Luskin, Dr. med Vet, FAVD, DAVDC, DEVDC
Mary Volker, DVM, DAVDC

Sponsoring Organization: Animal Dental Training Center
Program Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Dates: 10/23/2020 to 10/25/2020
Format: lecture + wet-lab
Wet-Lab: Yes
Cost: $2895

AVDC Sponsored: No
"AVDC Sponsored" indicates that the program content and presenters have been selected by the AVDC Education and Programs Committee.

AVDC Approved: No
"AVDC Approved" indicates that the program has been approved by AVDC for specialist training hours for AVDC-registered residents.

Discipline(s): Oral Surgery, Radiology

Course Title: Oral Surgery 1+2, Oral Pathology, and Radiology | 3-Day Series

Instructors: Dr. Ira Luskin Dipl. AVDC/EVDC ♦ Dr. Mary Volker Dipl. AVDC
Dr. Jason Hutt, DVM ♦ Dr. Inshil Kim, DVM ♦ Dr. Monica Morgado, DVM ♦ Dr. Colin Adley, DVM

Credits Earned: 24 RACE + NYSED APPROVED veterinary continuing education credits


For those ready to tackle more advanced clinical procedures, Oral Surgery 1+2 includes our Level 1 program while further building on surgical extraction technique and indications. Level 2 focuses on both oncologic surgery and its reconstruction, along with trauma evaluation and surgical repair. Participants will become proficient and proactive in their assessment of oral neoplasia and trauma from diagnosis through the therapeutic approaches for both these pathologies.

For nearly 20 years the Animal Dental Training Center (ADTC) has offered year-round continuing education programs in Oral Surgery & Dentistry. These comprehensive multi-level courses are specifically designed for general veterinary practitioners and veterinary technicians seeking to grow Oral Surgery & Dentistry within their practices.

EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE that only an immediate practical application, highly individualized teaching, and expert critique can make in your learning and professional growth.

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

Contact: training@animaldentalcenter.com
Website: https://www.animaldentaltraining.com