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Finicky Feline Dentistry Pathology Recognition, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Surgical Skills


  • iM3 Inc. Office 12414 Northeast 95th Street Vancouver, WA, 98682 United States (map)

This 2-day lecture and laboratory course focuses on feline dentistry, dental and oralpathology, oral medicine, intraoral radiology, surgical extractions, and subgingival crown amputations, in order to strengthen the veterinarian’s knowledge and skill in the domestic cat. Complete oral examination, charting, and treatment planning will be thoroughly reviewed. Discussion of intraoral radiographic acquisition and interpretation, periodontal disease, gingivostomatitis, tooth resorption, common oral tumors, and extraction techniques will be presented with numerous visual aids to enhance learning and increase retention for the attendees. Pathophysiology and treatment planning for the aforementioned diseases will be covered. Clinical cases will be used to set the stage for step-by- step presentations for feline mucoperiosteal flap creation, tooth extractions and subgingival crown amputations. Extraction pitfalls and complications will be presented to help attendees minimize complications and address complications if they should occur in clinical practice. Regional nerve blocks will be reviewed and practiced. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to develop and enhance clinical skills.