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Staging periodontal disease and scheduling dental procedures are based on that initial non-anesthetized (conscious) oral examination. How effective is yours? Learn how to develop a concrete strategy for effective conscious oral examinations on dogs and cats in this FREE one-hour webinar with Naomi Hoyer, DVM, Diplomate AVDC. Dr. Hoyer will discuss how to maximize client communication and give realistic expectations for your client’s pet dental treatment. She will review the four components of the conscious oral examination: extraoral, occlusion, oral soft tissue, and teeth. How each component provides clues to plan for anesthetized dental procedures will be explained.
At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Understand the challenges of a conscious oral exam and treatment planning
  • Identify the four components of a conscious oral examination
  • Maximize opportunities for effective treatment planning
  • Know the difference between staging periodontal disease and grading dental disease