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Canine and Feline
Dental Techniques for Practitioners

August 5-6, 2014

Speaker
Sandra Manfra Marretta, DVM
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgery and American Veterinary Dental College

Since 1990 Dr. Manfra Marretta has been expanding the dentistry program at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. One of eight founders of the American Veterinary Dental College in 1988, she is passionate about the importance of addressing dental problems in small animal patients--and about educating veterinary health professionals in these issues.

Day One - Tuesday

  7:30 a.m. Course Check-In
Continental Breakfast
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
1008 W. Hazelwood Dr.
Urbana, Illinois
  8:00 a.m. Lecture:
Decision Making and Extraction Techniques in Dogs
Management of Complications
  9:00 a.m. Wet Lab:
Perform simple, multi-rooted and complicated surgical extractions
  Noon Lunch
  1:00 p.m. Lecture:
Canine Dental Radiology and Oral Surgical Techniques
  2:00 p.m. Wet Lab:
Practice taking digital dental radiographs and perform a variety of oral surgical techniques including bone grafting for periodontal pockets and interdental wiring/acrylic splint placement in the management of jaw fractures.
  5:00 p.m. Adjourn

Day Two - Wednesday

  7:30 a.m. Course Check-In
Continental Breakfast
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
1008 W. Hazelwood Dr.
Urbana, Illinois
  8:00 a.m. Lecture:
Decision Making and Extraction Techniques in Cats
Management of Complications
  9:00 a.m. Wet Lab:
Practice creating surgical flaps for extractions in cats and also practice crown amputation for treatment of feline resportive lesions
  Noon Lunch
  1:00 p.m. Lecture:
Feline Dental Radiology and Oral Surgical Techniques
  2:00 p.m. Wet Lab:
Practice taking full mouth feline digital dental radiographs, placement of symphseal wires and esophagostomy feeding tubes, and placement of intercanine splints for treatment of unstable TMJ luxations.
  5:00 p.m. Adjourn

Registration
Registration is open to veterinarians. Maximum registration is 6 individuals per session.

The registration fee covers the cost of continental breakfasts, lunches, handout materials, and laboratory expenses. Payment must be enclosed to guarantee registration. The prices listed below are per person. The early registration deadline is Sunday, July 27, 2014.

  On or Before Early Reg. After Early Reg.
  $675 $775

Course fees are payable by check or money order to the University of Illinois or by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express and are due at the time of registration. Early registration is recommended.

Cancellation Policy
Full refunds, less a 10 percent cancellation fee, will be given if written notification is received by the applicable early registration deadline. Written cancellation should be sent to ope@vetmed.illinois.edu or to the same mailing address to which registrations are sent. Registrations are transferable. After the applicable early registration deadline, refunds will not be made. We reserve the right to cancel sessions and to change speakers if necessary. In the event of cancellation, all registrants will receive a full refund. The University is not responsible for travel expenses in the event of a cancellation or date change.

Continuing Education
Veterinarians can obtain 16 CEUs for attendance. Participants will receive continuing education verification at the end of the session.

Location
Each session will be held at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, which is located at 1008 W. Hazelwood Dr., Urbana, Ill.

Check-In
Session materials will be available on the day of the session at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, which is located at 1008 W. Hazelwood Dr., Urbana, Ill. Enter through the main entrance of the Small Animal Clinic.

Parking
Parking instructions will be provided upon registration.

Hotel Accommodations
Course attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. The following hotels are near the College of Veterinary Medicine:
Comfort Suites - 217 328 3500
Hawthorn Suites - 217 398 3400
Hilton Garden Inn - 217 352 9970
Homewood Suites - 217 352 9960

Additional accommodations in Champaign County can be found by visiting the Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

Questions and Special Accommodations
Contact the Office of Public Engagement, 217-333-2907 or ope@vetmed.illinois.edu.