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Extraction techniques for equine teeth

Colorado State University

2350 Gillette Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

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Extraction Techniques for Equine Teeth focuses on treatment planning and techniques to extract premolar and molar teeth. The online learning portion of the course covers dental applied anatomy, maximizing oral exam and imagining findings to develop and hone a treatment plan, and equipment and techniques to extract teeth. Extraction techniques will include intraoral standard extraction manipulations in addition to fragment retrieval, coronectomy, and tooth sectioning. The goal of this course is to help veterinarians develop the skills and confidence to tackle more challenging dental pathology and extraction.

Course Purpose
Goals for this meeting will be to provide equine veterinarians instruction and education in the following topics:

  • Comprehensive treatment planning with preparation for extractions via review of oral exam andradiographs
  • “Simple” intraoral extraction technique and fragment removal
  • Coronectomy, tooth sectioning, and odontoplasty to aid extraction

The overall goal of this meeting is for private practitioners to leave feeling more comfortable and prepared to tackle extraction of equine premolar and molar teeth.

RACE Approved: 24.0 Hours

Course Pre-Requisites: We strongly recommend taking Equine Dental Diagnostics Upgrade as oroscope and radiograph acquisition/interpretation skills are required.
The Equine Dental Diagnostics Upgrade courses offered in October 2021 will satisfy the prerequisite.
Participants will be provided with 8 hours of online lectures. Participants must review the material prior to the course, and they will be required to take quizzes after each topic vignette. By reviewing material and taking the quizzes, the participants will earn 8 hours of CE credit prior to arrival at the conference site. Participants will be sent a link to that material in early August.
The online course will be available after October 15, 2020. To access the material, log into and click on menu and “courses” to view your courses.

Contact us for more information or to register.


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