Course details

One day workshop

for

Vets

Develop your skills and gain greater confidence in identifying and treating dental cases in your practice. Our dental workshops include a strong practical component with a large portion of the day spent practicing newly developed skills.

Fine-tune your extraction skills, become more knowledgeable about dental disease, dental charting, oral anatomy and how to encourage better dental care for your patients. Spend time practicing correct techniques for scaling and polishing, taking dental radiographs and getting the best out of your equipment.

Key learning areas:

  • Oral anatomy and tooth numbering systems
  • Dental charting
  • Dental equipment use and maintenance including ultrasonic scalers, dental workstation, hand instrumentation and x-ray units
  • Correct techniques for scaling and polishing
  • Dental radiographic positioning techniques and introduction to radiographic interpretation Local anaesthesia techniques in cats and dogs
  • Local anasesthesia techniques in cats and dogs
  • Non-surgical tooth extractions
  • Introduction to surgical tooth extractions
  • Dental homecare advice for clients
  • Facilitator

    Facilitator

    Dr Anthony Caiafa

    BDSc, BVSc, MANZCVS, Veterinary Dentist

Christchurch Vet Courses

Our Christchurch VTC provides a safe and supportive learning environment where individuals can learn, practice and ask questions in a small group environment. Our state-of-the-art facilities feature high-tech seminar rooms and specialised wet-lab areas, ensuring a hands-on experience that’s second to none.

Join our community of veterinary professionals and embark on a journey of growth and excellence together.