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Canine and Feline Dental Techniques for Technicians

Februrary 8, 2013
This course is currently closed. Please contact our office at 217-333-2907 or ope@vetmed.illinois.edu to be placed on a waiting list.

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.

Program Assistants
Misty Ewing, CVT
Tiffany McFadden, DVM, Dental Resident
Amy Somrak, DVM, Dental Resident

 

  7:30 a.m. Course Check-In
Continental Breakfast
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
1008 W. Hazelwood Dr.
Urbana, Illinois
  8:00 a.m. Lecture:
-Steps in the complete canine dental prophylaxis and aftercare
-Recognition and charting of dental and oral lesions in dogs
-Canine dental radiography
  10:00 a.m. Break
  10:15 a.m. Canine Wet Lab:
Perform a complete oral exam, charting, and prophylaxis, and take a complete set of canine dental x-rays
  Noon Lunch
  1:00 p.m. Lecture:
-Steps in the complete feline dental prophylaxis and aftercare
-Maintenance of dental instrumentation and equipment
-Recognition and charting of dental and oral lesions in cats
-Feline dental radiography
  3:00 p.m. Break
  3:15 p.m. Feline Wet Lab:
Perform a complete oral exam, charting, and prophylaxis, and take a complete set of feline dental x-rays
  5:00 p.m. Adjourn

Registration
Registration is open to veterinary technicians. Maximum registration is 8 individuals per session.

The registration fee covers the cost of continental breakfast, lunch, 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, January 27, 2013.

  No. Days On or Before Early Registration Deadline After Early Registration Deadline
  One Day $300 $350

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
Licensed veterinary technicians can obtain 8 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.

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