Events and courses

Disclaimer: Courses listed on this site are led by an EVDC/AVDC diplomate. However, these courses are not specifically EVDC-endorsed for content and quality and they may not be directly relevant to residency training programmes. Please check directly with course- organisers for details of all courses.

28th of January 2021 until May 2021 - VetMeet Meetings 

Vet Meet provides online seminars centred on the continuing education of veterinary specialists comprising interns, residents, diplomates and advanced practitioners. A new online CPD series about Veterinary Dentistry covering ‘advanced’ topics and combining clinical aspects with recent research is about to begin in January 2021. Each month mostly academia-based researchers and clinicians will have online lectures accessible as live meeting or as streaming from Vet Meet Video Library. Residents, interns and students benefit from a discounted subscription and tailored subscriptions for single individuals or teams are available. Click here (Meetings Archiv - VETMEET) to visit the website for more information about the topics and lectures.

Click here to visit the website for more information about the topics and lectures.

 

21-23 June 2021 - EDC Key Skills - Routine and Maintenance Dentistry for Equine Practitioners

Location: EDC, Wimborne, Dorset, UK

This is a practical hands-on course in equine dentistry for veterinary surgeons wanting to improve or update their skills and knowledge in all aspects of maintenance dentistry, taught by 2 of the world's most experienced Specialists in equine dentistry. Advanced skills in maintenance dentistry forms the absolute foundation of equine dentistry at all levels, and is the key to building confidence and success with more advanced procedures.

This unique 3-day course will include:

• Anatomy, pathology, oral examination / diagnostics
• Equipment
• 'How to' sessions on practical rasping, occlusal balancing and remedial work (plastic skulls, cadavers and live horses)
• Wolf teeth extractions (including 'blind' wolf teeth)
• Introduction to advanced procedures

Tutors:
Chris Pearce MRCVS, EBVS/RCVS Specialist in Equine Dentistry
Nicole du Toit MRCVS, EBVS/RCVS Specialist in Equine Dentistry
Nicky Brooks MRCVS, RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Equine Dentistry
Nicola Bell MRCVS

To book please visit: www.equinedentalclinic.co.uk/CPD 

 

These upcoming VDOS events may be of interest to EVDC residents
(ET = Eastern Time/Philadelphia; be sure you know when the event begins in your time zone):

Saturday May 1 at 3PM ET – Procedure Discussion (Endodontics)
Selected procedures in endodontics (vital pulp therapies, standard root canal therapies, and surgical root canal therapies) will be reviewed during this 3.5-hour event. Every step of a procedure performed on various teeth and regions in the mouth will be looked at in detail and discussed based on anticipated grading criteria.

https://www.vdos.org/event-details/procedure-discussion-endodontics-3-00-pm-et

Sunday May 2 at 3PM ET – Procedure Discussion (Restorative Dentistry/Prosthodontics/Orthodontics)
Selected procedures in restorative dentistry (occlusal and subgingival restorations), prosthodontics (partial and full crowns), and orthodontics (active and passive devices) will be reviewed during this 3.5-hour event. Every step of a procedure performed on various teeth and regions in the mouth will be looked at in detail and discussed based on anticipated grading criteria.

https://www.vdos.org/event-details/procedure-discussion-restorative-dentistry-prosthodontics-orthodontics-3-00-pm-et

Sunday May 9 at 2PM ET – Computed Tomography of the Head
Applications of computed tomography (CT) imaging for various oral and maxillofacial conditions are reviewed during this 1.5-hour event. A systematic approach is shown how to interpret soft tissue lesions in soft tissue algorithm (pre- and post-contrast injection) and hard tissue lesions in bone algorithm. This webinar should ideally be taken prior to the “Reading Oral and Maxillofacial” webinar.

https://www.vdos.org/event-details/computed-tomography-of-the-head-2-00-pm-et

Saturday May 15 at 3PM ET – Procedure Discussion (Periodontics)
Selected procedures in periodontics (open periodontal debridement, gingival cleft repair with laterally positioned flap, crown lengthening with apically positioned flaps, guided tissue regeneration with bone grafting, and partial tooth resection) will be reviewed during this 3.5-hour event. Every step of a procedure performed on various teeth and regions in the mouth will be looked at in detail and discussed based on anticipated grading criteria.

https://www.vdos.org/event-details/procedure-discussion-periodontics-3-00-pm-et

Sunday May 16 at 3PM ET – Procedure Discussion (Oral Surgery)
Selected procedures in restorative dentistry (occlusal and subgingival restorations), prosthodontics (partial and full crowns), and orthodontics (active and passive devices) will be reviewed during this 3.5-hour event. Every step of a procedure performed on various teeth and regions in the mouth will be looked at in detail and discussed based on anticipated grading criteria.

https://www.vdos.org/event-details/procedure-discussion-oral-surgery-3-00-pm-et

Saturday May 22 at 9AM ET – Reading Oral and Maxillofacial CT (AM)
This 2-hour event will expand on the "Computed Tomography of the Head" webinar which should ideally have been attended earlier. CT scans of various oral and maxillofacial conditions in dogs and cats will be discussed.

https://www.vdos.org/event-details/reading-oral-and-maxillofacial-ct-9-00-am-et

Saturday May 22 at 12PM ET – Mock Theory Examination for Residents
The VDOS mock theory exam consists of 100 four-part multiple-choice questions, which may be accompanied by images (clinical photographs, radiographs, etc.). Participants are allowed 3.5 hours to complete the exam, which is designed to assess their knowledge of the scientific literature primarily relevant to small animal dentistry and oral surgery. The correct answers are revealed following completion of the exam during a 1.5-hour discussion. Only the participants will know their exam performance.

https://www.vdos.org/event-details/mock-theory-examination-for-residents-12-00-pm-et

Saturday July 10 at 9AM – Clinical Rounds/Journal Clubs AM (Salivary Gland Disorders)
Cases and articles discussed during the 2.5-hour online event relate to salivary gland disorders in dogs and cats (drooling, sialocele, sialadenitis, sialadenosis, necrotizing sialometaplasia, and neoplasia).

https://www.vdos.org/event-details/clinical-rounds-journal-clubs-salivary-gland-disorders-9-00-am-et

A list of all events can be found on Vets and Techs and Book Online. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Alexander Reiter at reiter@vdos.org.