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3 CE Hrs, Canine Dental and Oral Pathology

Time limit: 150 days
3 CEUs

$80 Enroll

Full course description

Dental and oral abnormalities are the most frequently occurring problems in veterinary practice today. This course teaches learners to recognize dental and oral lesions in dogs. 

Many dental and oral lesions occur frequently in dogs but may have a wide variety of presentations and treatment options. Commonly occurring canine dental and oral lesions include malocclusions, variations in the number of teeth and roots, periodontal disease, endodontic disease, dental attrition/abrasion, discolored teeth, dental caries, and oral masses (benign and malignant).

This course is 100% online. All the lectures and assessments are on-demand to meet your busy schedule.

This is a self-paced course. You may start and finish the course at any time. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be granted three hours of continuing education (CE). College of Veterinary Medicine is an authorized CE provider, and our courses are equivalent to RACE approved. This course is expected to take three hours to complete.

3 hours of CE!

What You'll Learn

  • Recognize normal dental variants based upon the patient head shape
  • Diagnose and select a treatment plan for common and uncommon dental and oral lesions in dogs through the performance of complete oral examinations
  • Interpret dental radiographs and evaluate clinical and laboratory anomalies to diagnose dental and oral pathology
  • Compare and contrast benign and malignant oral lesions