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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Intensive – How to Make Veterinary Dentistry Fun & Rewarding

February 10, 2023

Join us on online Sunday, Mar. 12, 2023 from 12 – 4pm for one of our premier WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Intensives, How to Make Veterinary Dentistry Fun & Rewarding, featuring Dr. Gary Goldstein. The event is generously sponsored by Lakefield Veterinary Group and will feature information that you can bring back to your practice and implement immediately.

Dr. Goldstein will cover the following topics:

Dental radiology – What’s normal
A review of normal dental radiology for the veterinarian will be discussed, so the veterinarian understands what is normal when dental radiographs are taken, and to have a basic understanding of dental radiology general before they can properly identify and diagnosis dental pathology. I will focus on overall tooth anatomy and the periodontium structures.

Dental Radiology – What’s not normal?
A review of dental pathology of periodontal disease, endodontic disease, tooth fractures and oral tumors will be discussed and presented. A clear understanding of these abnormalities is critical in educating your clients and developing proper diagnostic and treatment plans in your practice.

Pearls of wisdom for surgical and non-surgical extractions
A review of dental extraction instrumentation, flap techniques and ways to make extractions more efficient and easier for the general practitioner will be reviewed.

How to avoid and treat complications of extractions
This will be a follow-up to the previous session and will focus on how to prevent extraction complications and ways to treat complications when they occur.

Dr. Goldstein graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. In 1987 he became a Charter Fellow in the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry and in 1992 he became Board Certified in Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery. He was Professor and section head of the Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery service for thirteen years at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center. Dr. Goldstein currently is the Executive Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions for Lakefield Veterinary Group. He was presented the Presidential Medal for Stewardship by the American Veterinary Dental College in 2015, voted one of the top 15 Veterinary Dental Professors in the country in 2014, was presented the Dr. Peter Emily American Veterinary Dental Service award in 2011 and was named outstanding faculty of the year in 2006 by the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association.

The program will be held online via Zoom and will provide four (4) hours of high-quality continuing education. Registration is $59 for members, $89 for non-members.

Register today at the WSVMA website.