jueves octubre 5, 2023 to

Equine Difficult Dental Extraction and Sectioning/Fractioning Practical Course

Veterinary Faculty, University of Zaragoza

C. de Miguel Servet, 177, 50013 Zaragoza, Spain

Equine Difficult Dental Extraction and Sectioning/Fractioning Practical Course - Zaragoza, Spain


  • Dr Neil Townsend (UK) – MSc, BVSc, CertES (ST), DipECVS, DipEVDC (Eq),MRCVS, RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery,RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry(Eq)
  • Dr Richard Reardon (UK) – BVetMed(Hons), MVM, PhD, Cert ES(Orth), DipECVS, DipEVDC (Eq),MRCVS.European Specialist in Equine Surgery and Dentistry


DAY 1 (Thursday 5 October 2023): Lectures in Class Room (No limited number of delegates)

09:30-10:00     Important features of dental anatomy for difficult extraction cases
10:00-10:30     Diagnostics and indications for minimally invasive extraction of cheek teeth (MTE/MITR)
10:30-11:00     When is indicated to perform dentalsectioning/fractioning?
11:00-11:30     Incisor and canine extraction affected by equine odontoplastic tooth resorption and hypercementosis (EOTRH). Diagnosis, indication for extraction andtechniques
11:30-12:00     Coffee break at commercialarea
12:00-12:45     Radiography, advanced imaging (CT and MRI) and oroscopy to plan extraction on difficult cases

12:45-13:15     Techniques of minimally invasive extraction of cheek teeth(MTE/MITR)
13:15-14:30     Spanish local cuisine lunch
14:30-15:15     Alternative extraction techniques for difficult cases. Use of picks and sectioning/fractioning techniques

15:15-15:45     Alveolar packing and post-operativemanagement
15:45-16:15     Complications of dental extraction and its management
16:15-17:15     Discussion on difficult cases and roundtable


DAY 2 (Friday 6 October 2023): Practical exercises in laboratory (Limited to 16 delegates, 8 stations with 2 delegates perstation)

09:00-09:15     Delegate distribution and explanation of laboratory. One adult cadaver head on each station. Each station will have a complete set of instruments to perform each exercise and a DR XR system each 2 stations. At the beginning of each exercise a video will explain theexercise.
09:15-10:15     Exercise 1 Incisor and canine extraction technique
10:15-11:30     Exercise 2 MITR technique
11:30-12:45     Exercise 3 Selected exercise on difficult oral extraction
12:45-14:00     Spanish local cuisinelunch
14:00-15:15     Exercise 4 Third molarextraction
15:15-17:30     Exercise 5 Sectioning/fractioning of premolars andmolars


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