Clinical Advantage - Technician's Workshop | 2-Day CE Course

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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: 11/07/2020 to 11/08/2020
Format: lecture + wet-lab
Wet-Lab: Yes
Cost: $1095

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): Radiology, Other

Course Title: Clinical Advantage - Technician's Workshop

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: 16 veterinary continuing education credits


This weekend continuing education program has been specifically developed for Veterinary Technicians. Topics include: dental anatomy, pathology and radiology. The laboratory section covers radiographic techniques, dental prophys, charting and utilization of Doxirobe, in addition to instrument sharpening and care. All classes include lecture and wet-lab components.

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.

The participants at the end of this course will understand their integral role in the dental team and will be well versed in the following lecture topics:

  • Normal Dental Anatomy
  • Tooth development
  • Eruption schedules
  • Dental formulas of domestic animals
  • Dental numbering system: Anatomic Vs. Triadan
  • Positional terminology
  • Malocclusions
  • Periodontal disease: etiology, symptoms, stages and treatment options
  • Oral radiographic pathology
  • Radiographic theory of shooting

The laboratory component is 11 hours on cadavers and skulls and will include:

  • Complete Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Charting
  • Instrument Care and Sharpening Techniques
  • Radiology: Taking, Developing and Interpreting