Canine dentistry

Key Information

CPD Hours: 16 hours

Course Length: Two days

Course Format: Lectures, case-based discussions and practical sessions

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This course may run again in the future. To register your interest please contact us.

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I thought this was a fantastic course – well delivered with great patience in the practical sessions

Course Information

Key Areas
  • The foundations of oral diagnosis
  • Do’s and don’ts of scaling and polishing
  • How to take good dental radiographs
  • How to perform closed extractions confidently and with control
  • Regional nerve blocks and analgesia for dental patients
  • The use of muco-periosteal flaps for the surgical extraction of mandibular, maxillary and carnassial teeth delete underlined and just add for surgical extractions
  • Root remnant removal
  • Radiographic interpretation and case discussions covering
  • - Periodontal disease: when to extract?
  • - Fractured teeth: when to treat?
  • Treating teeth affected by resorption
About this course

We are hoping to deliver this course on Tuesday 11th & Wednesday 12th October 2022 however due to the ongoing pandemic and wider implications on the RVC we can not take bookings at this time.  In the meantime please register your interest with us and we will contact you when the course is bookable.

Would you like to improve the quality of the dental care you can offer your patients?

This two-day course focuses on extractions in small animal practice. It includes a strong practical component with canine and fox cadavers. The lectures, while covering both feline and canine aspects, will concentrate mostly on canine dentistry. The course fee includes a set of IM3 dental instruments to use during the practical and take home at the end of the course.

Why do this course?
Fine-tune your extraction skills, and at the same time become more knowledgeable and confident addressing your dental cases.



Simone Kirby, DipEVDC FHEA MRCVS Tieraerztin, RCVS Recognised Specialist and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry,
Veterinary Dental and Oral Surgery Referrals,
The Ralph Veterinary Referral Centre, Marlow

Rachel Perry, BSc BVM&S MANZCVS (Small Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgery) DipEVDC PGCertVetEd FHEA MRCVS, RCVS Recognised Specialist and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry, Honorary Lecturer in Dentistry, Royal Veterinary College
Director, Perry Referrals

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