Lee County Animal Services, Florida
Lee County Domestic Animal Services Shelter with special thanks to the Make Me Smile Project hosted a training for their veterinarians and veterinary technicians December 16 and 17, 2021 on dental procedures and use of dental x-ray equipment. This training has been over four years in the making and is thanks to the Make Me Smile program from the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry (https://veterinarydentistry.org/about).
The Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry (FVD) is seeking applicants for TWO $10,000 (Ten Thousand US dollars) research grants that have been funded by the FVD and Academy of Veterinary Dentistry (AVD). These grants will be awarded at the 1st Annual Diplomate-Only Summer Meeting in Jackson Hole, WY, February 25-27, 2021. Research proposals on any topic relevant to veterinary dentistry and oral (and maxillofacial) surgery are welcome, using the following format and schedule:
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.
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.
THANK YOU TO OUR 2023 TITANIUM MEMBER CONTRIBUTORS
THANK YOU TO OUR 2022 TITANIUM MEMBER CONTRIBUTORS
- Dr. Briana Mirchel
- Dr. Paul Hobson
- Dr. Erich Rachwitz
- Dr. William Gengler
- Dr. Cindy Charlier
- Dr. Jan Bellows
- Dr. Josephine Banyard
- Dr. Susan McTaggart
- Companion Animal Dentistry of Kansas City
- Robert Manne
- Dr. Glenn Brigden
- Dr. Stephen Juriga
- Jay Haenert
- The Pet Dentist at Tampa Bay
- Dr. Bonnie Shope