For Equine Vets Everywhere

VetPD Advanced Diagnostic & Therapeutic Techniques in Equine Dentistry

24 Nov 2017 08:30 - 25 Nov 2017 18:00

Over the past 20 years huge advances have been made in equine dentistry and new sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic techniques aiming at dental disease prevention and dental sparing have been published. This 2-day highly practical course is aimed at practitioners with a working knowledge in equine dentistry who want to deepen their understanding and especially their practical skills on diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. The panel of internationally renowned specialists will be covering the following topics through highly-illustrated and practically-based lectures which will be held in English (with German moderation):

Review of Equine Dental Anatomy
Oral Examination Techniques
Dental Radiography
Motorised & Manual Rasping
Diagnosis & Management of Periodontal Diseases
Maintaining Occlusal Surfaces – Incisors & Cheek Teeth
Pain Management in Dentistry
Malocclusions – Diagnostic & Therapeutic Options
Specific Dentistry in the Juvenile & Geriatric Horse
Identifying & Managing Fractured Teeth
Oral Dental Extraction – Decision Making & Techniques
Dealing with Infundibular & Peripheral Caries
Between both afternoons 7 hours of practical sessions will provide an intimate environment for attendees to develop their practical skills on live horses and equine specimens in true small groups (2-3 vets per specimen) at the following stations:

Oral Endoscopy Techniques
Use of Motorized Equipment
Periodontal Treatment Techniques
Local Anaesthetic Techniques (incl. TMJ)
Occlusal Restoration Techniques
Oral Dental Extraction Techniques
The course fee includes lunches, coffee/tea breaks, extensive course notes and a certificate of attendance. Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions). On the evening of the first day all attendees are invited to attend the wine & cheese reception.

This course is suitable for RCVS Modules: B-EP.3; C-E.1; C-E.5; C-E.12; C-E.13; C-E.14; C-E.15; C-E.16


Hubert Simhofer, Dipl.AVDC/EVDC (Eq) American & European Veterinary Specialist in Dentistry (Equine) Assoc. Professor, Clinic for Large Animal Surgery, University of Vienna, Austria

Tim Barnett BSc(Hons), BVM&S, MSc, CertAVP, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVS European Veterinary Specialist in Equine Surgery Associate, Rossdales Equine Hospital, Newmarket, England

Rebekah Kennedy BVMS(Hons), MRCVS Resident in Equine Dentistry, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

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Tierklinik Hattersheim, ,
Near Frankfurt,
Birkenhof 2,
65795 Hatt

Note: only online payments are accepted when booking via the website. If you do not wish to pay online please contact the office on 01638 723555