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AAEP updates dentistry position
The American Association of Equine Practitioners' board of directors has approved a revised position on equine dentistry.
Below the surface of anesthesia-free dentistry
The American Veterinary Dental College, AVMA, and American Animal Hospital Association state that dental cleanings should be performed under
New specialty for equine dentistry a go
Equine dentistry has become one of the newest veterinary specialties to be recognized by the AVMA.
Oklahoma equine dentistry bill approved
An Oklahoma bill signed into law April 16 by the governor establishes a certification mechanism for "nonveterinary" dental providers.
Research grants for dentistry available
The Academy of Veterinary Dentistry is accepting applications to be considered for a $5,000, one-year research grant.
Dentistry academy seeks grant proposals
Dentistry academy seeks grant proposals The Academy of Veterinary Dentistry is accepting
Dentistry now required part of veterinary curriculum
Veterinary colleges accredited by the AVMA Council on Education must now include dentistry in their curricula.
California regulators clarifying pet dentistry restrictions
Recently defeated legislation in California would have let unsupervised nonveterinarians perform services to remove deposits from pets’ teeth.
Position statements address pregnant workers, dentistry
Veterinarians now have access to the new position statement called Veterinary Facility Occupational Risks for Pregnant
AVMA COE may add dentistry to required curriculum
Public comment on the proposal is due July 1, 2020.
Equine dentistry could become international veterinary specialty
An international effort is under way to make equine dentistry a recognized specialty in North America and Europe and establish an equine dentistry…
WSAVA takes on brachycephaly, dentistry, dog and cat meat trade
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has focused attention on the issues facing brachycephalic dogs, released global guidelines for…
How is COE different from, or similar to, the accrediting body for dentistry?
How does the structure, function and autonomy of the Council on Education, which accredits veterinary colleges, differ from the accrediting body for…
AVMA: “Doggie breath” could be a sign of serious disease
Does your sweet pet have sour breath? That odor from your pet’s mouth could signify a serious health risk that could lead to additional problems.
AVMA offers resources for Pet Dental Health Month 2023
The AVMA has developed a variety of resources for National Pet Dental Health Month in February that also are available year-round to promote dental…
Emerging topics in nutrition: See latest research in JAVMA
Watch your mailbox for the December issue of JAVMA, which includes a special supplemental issue addressing emerging and practical topics in nutrition…
Pennell elected as next AVMA treasurer
Dr. Jon Pennell, former chair of the AVMA House Advisory Committee, was elected as the next AVMA treasurer. He begins his term in July 2023.
2021 HOD resolutions and bylaw amendments
2021 HOD resolutions and bylaw amendments
Florida VMA – March 17-20, 2022
The Florida VMA held its annual conference from March 17-20 in Orlando. The FVMA presented awards and seated new officials.
AVMA, Viticus collaborate to enhance educational opportunities
The AVMA and Viticus Group, the organization behind the WVC conference, are partnering to offer new continuing education for veterinarians and…
An inside look at accreditation of veterinary technology programs
The AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities requires that graduates of CVTEA–accredited veterinary technology programs are…
Moms meet up at conference of their own
The Veterinary Encouragement Conference wasn’t the first gathering for the DVMoms Facebook group, but the meeting helped solidify existing bonds and…
WVC conference features new collaboration between AVMA, Viticus Group
The 2022 WVC Annual Conference, March 6-9, featured an announcement about a new partnership between the AVMA and Viticus Group, the organization that…
In Memory – June 9, 2022
Veterinarian obituaries in the “In Memory” section of the Journal of the AVMA, June 9, 2022