Veterinary Dentistry Today. A summary of the development of dentistry as a specialty within the profession of Veterinary Medicine:   (SOLD OUT)

Veterinary Dentistry Today. A summary of the development of dentistry as a specialty within the profession of Veterinary Medicine.

This presentation highlights the dental services are commonly provided by practicing veterinarians, and what types of dentistry and oral surgery procedures Board-certified veterinary dental specialists commonly provide in their practices. Clinical case examples and common presenting problems will be presented to illustrate dental service veterinarians provide. This topic will be 1 hour.

Learning Objectives:
• Become familiar with how veterinarians are trained in the area of dentistry and the levels of training veterinarians may achieve.
• Learn which disciplines of veterinary dentistry (i.e. periodontics, endodontics and orthodontics) are similar to dental care in humans and how treatment methods from humans are adapted for veterinary patients.
• Review the extensive array of patients that veterinary dentists may treat.

  • Course Code: T02
  • Time: 10:00am-10:59am
  • Location: Renaissance Main Floor, Aurora A & B
  • CE Credit: 1
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  • Seating Taken:
    100%
Curt R. Coffman

Curt R. Coffman, DVM, FVAD, DAVDC

Dr. Curt Coffman received his B.S. in agriculture from Kansas State University in 1990 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri in 1993. He joined Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists in 2001 to complete his training for board certification. He is qualified as a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry (AVD) and a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC). Dr. Coffman served on the Board of Directors of the American Veterinary Dental College from 2010-2017 and served as President of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry Board of Directors from 2009-2011. He currently serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry. Dr. Coffman is a Managing Partner with Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists, providing comprehensive dental and oral surgical care for companion animals in Arizona. He also serves as an Adjunct, Assistant Clinical Professor at Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. In 2017 Dr. Coffman received the award as Arizona Veterinarian of the Year by the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association in recognition outstanding service and contributions to the veterinary profession. Learn more about Dr. Coffman's practice at www.azvetdentists.com.

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