FOUNDATION NEWS

FVD and AVD re-open Grant Applications

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:

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.

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.

Donation Buys Duluth Zoo New Animal Dental Care Equipment

Make Me Smile Program is helping the Lake Superior Zoo purchase equipment and supplies to improve the dental health of zoo animals.