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International VDEO 2019-2020

INTERNATIONAL VETERINARY DENTAL EDUCATION ONLINE REPORT FOR 2019 – 20


Once again all 7 Australian Vet Schools enrolled volunteers in this program and for the first time a group of 46 participated from Massey University IN New Zealand

A total of 287 enrolled for the program which had 24/7 access from February until May.

Ultimately 90% of the participants completed the program.

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University of Illinois VDEO Report

Veterinary Dentistry Education Online (VDEO) 2019-2020

Make Me Smile Program In Action

With the support of Dentalaire, iM3, Foundation donations and the generous efforts and time provided by Dr. Barry Rathfon and Dr. Deborah Hodesson, training was provided to Center Valley Animal Rescue in Quilcene, WA.

Identification of Targetable Activating Mutations in Canine Acanthomatous Ameloblastoma

Dr. Santiago Peralta, DVM, Dipl. AVDC, FF-AVDC-OMFS, and his collaborators received a $10,000 grant from the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry 

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Cone-beam computed tomography and pathology of canine temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis: an agreement study

Principal Investigator: Boaz Arzi DVM, DAVDC, DEVDC, Founding Fellow AVDC OMFS, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis

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European Veterinary Dental Forum

Drs. Curt Coffman, Barden Greenfield and David Clarke serving as ambassadors for the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry, attend the European Veterinary Dental Forum in Utrecht, Netherlands, May 16-18, 2019 to collaborate with EVDC colleagues.

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V.E.T. NET in Mongolia

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The veterinary team at V.E.T. NET in Mongolia sends their many thanks for the donated copies of the
Step-by-Step and Foundations. We used them as a cornerstone of teaching small animal veterinary dental techniques

Dental Wet Labs at SAVMA Symposium

The history of the Dental Wet Labs at the SAVMA Symposium dates back to the development of the Veterinary Dental Educators (VDE) committee by Dr. Heidi Lobprise when she originally introduced it as the University Program Committee to stimulate veterinary dental education at the veterinary medical universities in North America.   VDE was a committee of the American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS) that is currently the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry.  In 2002 Dr.

MMSP Donation to Northern Nevada SPCA

Tooth decay, gum infections and bad breath often make rescue animals undesirable to potential forever homes. But, it's a steep price to pay to fix these issues.

The SPCA of Northern Nevada received free training and dental equipment to help combat this problem, thanks to the "Make Me Smile" program, part of the nonprofit group, Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry.

At the SPCA of Northern Nevada, about 90% of their animals are rescued from rural parts of Nevada and they often come in with dental problems, according to Executive Director, Jill Dobbs.

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Reno, NV-(Dec. 11, 2015)   Jaxson would make the perfect pet for a family with young children.  The 5 year old Pembroke Welsh Corgi is gentle and loving with a sweet disposition.  However years of neglect have left the dog with bad breath and ugly stains on his teeth that officials say make him practically unadoptable. “Animals with periodontal disease are extremely difficult to place for adoption”, according to Veterinarian Dr.