Dentistry

Dentistry I – Introduction to Dentistry, Diagnostics & Extractions

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Dublin / Ireland

18.08.2024 – 22.08.2024

EURO 3.090.-*

EURO 2.990.-*(early registration deadline: 3.03.2024)

* eLibrary access is included in the course fee

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Program Directors:

Dr. Jan Schreyer DEVDC (DE),
Dr. Jerzy Gawor DAVDC, DEVDC (PL)

Course Overview

This course covers the introduction to veterinary dentistry starting with diagnostics in small animal dentistry, clinical and radiographic assessment of oral and dental structures and using and filling-in dental charts for dogs and cats. It also focuses on the importance of radiography and trains participants how to expose and interpret intraoral dental radiographs. Canine and feline dental extractions are another clinically very important subject and represent the most common surgical procedure in these species. They are covered in the second part of the course.

Main topics

– oral and dental anatomy and physiology
– oral examination technique and charting
– dental equipment and instrumentation
– oral radiography and interpretation
– comprehensive oral health assessment and treatment (COHAT)
– local anaesthesia techniques for the oral cavity
– extraction techniques and extraction complications

Course Program (Subject to change)

Sunday, 18 August 2024
08:30 – 09:00 Welcome and Registration
09:00 – 09:45 Lecture: Marketing veterinary dentistry: The importance of oral health. Why we do dentistry and how to start – Gawor
09:45 – 10:45 Lecture: Oral and dental anatomy and physiology – Schreyer
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:00 Lecture: Oral examination technique and charting, comprehensive oral health assessment and treatment (COHAT) – Gawor
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 13:45 Lecture: Basic dental equipment and instrumentation – Schreyer
13:45 – 14:45 Lecture: Anaesthetic considerations for the dental patient and local anaesthesia – Schreyer
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 17:00 Demo and practical: Oral examination and charting, local anaesthesia – All tutors
Monday, 19 August 2024
09:00 – 10:00 Demo and practical: Dental scaling and polishing – All tutors
10:00 – 11:00 Lecture: Oral radiography (how to get a good diagnostic dental radiograph) – Gawor
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Lecture: Radiographic interpretation (normal anatomy and typical pathological findings) – Schreyer
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 15:00 Demo and practical / Interactive session: Oral radiography dog / Oral radiography cat / Radiographic interpretation (Rotation 1) – All tutors
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Demo and practical / Interactive session: Oral radiography dog / Oral radiography cat / Radiographic interpretation (Rotation 1) – All tutors
Tuesday, 20 August 2024
09:00 – 10:30 Demo and practical / Interactive session: Oral radiography dog / Oral radiography cat / Radiographic interpretation (Rotation 2) – All tutors
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Demo and practical / Interactive session: Oral radiography dog / Oral radiography cat / Radiographic interpretation (Rotation 2) – All tutors
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 15:00 Demo and practical / Interactive session: Oral radiography dog / Oral radiography cat / Radiographic interpretation (Rotation 3) – All tutors
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Demo and practical / Interactive session: Oral radiography dog / Oral radiography cat / Radiographic interpretation (Rotation 3) – All tutors
Wednesday, 21 August 2024
09:00 – 09:30 Lecture: Introduction to oral surgery – Gawor
09:30 – 10:40 Lecture: Dental extractions – Schreyer
10:40 – 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 – 11:50 Lecture: Complications to extractions – Gawor
11:50 – 12:00 Lecture: Motorized extractions – Gawor
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 15:00 Demo and practical: Extraction techniques dog, instrument sharpening – All tutors
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Demo and practical: Extraction techniques dog – All tutors
Thursday, 22 August 2024
08:00 – 10:00 Demo and practical: Extraction techniques cat – All tutors
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:00 Demo and practical: Extraction techniques cat – All tutors
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 15:00 Demo and Practical: Complications to extractions, retrieval of fractured root tips, oronasal fistula repair – All tutors
15:00 – 15:30 Interactive session: Introduction to the certificate and master program, example for exam questions – All tutors

Course location

iM3 Dental, Unit 29, Duleek Business Park, Duleek, Co Meath, Ireland A92 N72W

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