Diplomates

Diplomates

Diplomates, who demonstrate that they are maintaining an advanced level of commitment, clinical activity and knowledge in the field of veterinary dentistry, odonto-stomatology and oral surgery, are registered by the EBVS.

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Residents and training

Residents and training

The route to becoming a Diplomate of the EVDC is not an easy one, it takes time and dedicationhowever at the end of the process you will be a recognised European Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry.

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Animal owners

Animal owners

We know your pet or companion animal is important to you and you want what’s best for your friend. Veterinary Dental Specialists work with your general practice veterinarian to find a solution for your pet’s oral health needs.

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The European Veterinary Dental College

In essence Diplomates of the EVDC have gone far beyond the level of dentistry found in most veterinary practices. Veterinary surgeons when confronted with a complex dentistry case will often refer the case to a Diplomate for assistance in providing care. Complicated extractions, root canal treatment, fractured teeth, tumours of the oral cavity, facial trauma, crowns or orthodontic treatment are all the sort of cases that Diplomates deal with on a regular basis. The fact that a veterinary surgeon refers a case to an acknowledged expert indicates that the veterinary surgeon is wanting to achieve the best possible care for the patient. This is a tribute to their dedication it reflects well on their professionalism.

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EVDC News

EVDF 2021 Online Congress
EVDF 2021 Online Congress

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the EVDF organizing committee has made the difficult decision to cancel the traditional format of EVDF, planned to take place in Nantes,  and make the upcoming edition a virtual congress. The online congress will take place on Friday 4 – Saturday 5 June 2021.

The EVDF Nantes edition will be located to 2024.

We hope to see you all again in person at the EVDF Krakow, taking place from 7-9 April 2022.

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Professor Dixon retires from the University of Edinburgh
Professor Dixon retires from the University of Edinburgh

It is with no little sadness that I report to you the announcement from the Royal(Dick) School of veterinary studies, University of Edinburgh, that Professor Paddy Dixon has retired from the Staff at the College, having been Professor of Surgery for many years. 

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EVDC Trial Examinations were a success!
EVDC Trial Examinations were a success!

The EVDC entry examinations take place annually, and consist of two written 4- 4 ½  hour papers, and three 4-hour practical examinations. The written papers have historically been paper-based. This year, with the help of EBVS, the EVDC is migrating to a computer-based system for examination preparation and implementation.

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