Practical Dentistry for Veterinary Nurses
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Practical Dentistry for Veterinary Nurses

This practical 1-day workshop will start with a recap of common dental pathology seen in clinical practice, how to identify it and record it accurately. We will teach you how to efficiently take a series of full mouth dental radiographs and the reasons why this is so important to be able to provide high quality dentistry. Equipment care and maintenance will also be covered.

 Export to Your Calendar 28/09/2019
When: 28 September 2019
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Unitec
Mt Albert
Auckland, Auckland  1025
New Zealand
Contact: Erin Dowler
0800 524 883

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About the course

This practical 1-day workshop will start with a recap of common dental pathology seen in clinical practice, how to identify it and record it accurately. We will teach you how to efficiently take a series of full mouth dental radiographs and the reasons why this is so important to be able to provide high quality dentistry. Equipment care and maintenance will also be covered.

The rest of the day will focus on the theory and practical components of a ten-step professional periodontal therapy program:

  1. Probing and charting
  2. Intra-oral X rays
  3. Recording findings and creating a treatment plan
  4. Chlorhexidine irrigation, gross removal of supra gingival plaque and calculus
  5. Supra and sub gingival scaling and closed root planing
  6. Gingival surgery and open root planing as required
  7. Polishing
  8. Sulcular lavage
  9. Homecare advice
  10. Recalls and Rechecks.

Suitable for

Veterinary Nurses


Learning outcomes

  • Perform complete professional periodontal therapy

  • Take a full set of intra-oral xrays with efficiency and confidence

  • Make recommendations to clients regarding a dental treatment plan for their pets and suitable dental home care options


Tutors

Craig Hunger BVSc, MANZCVS (Small Animal Dentistry and Oral surgery)


Price

$695.00 ex. GST as earlybird price is available until 15 Aug 19

$895.00 ex. GST after 15 Aug 19


CPD points

7 NZVNZ


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