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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…
Unsung Heroes awards acknowledge veterinary staff members’ contributions
Veterinary practices couldn’t function without staff members there to nurse patients back to health, deal with client concerns and scheduling, and…
Four veterinary scientists recognized with AVMA research awards
The AVMA honored Drs. Jim E. Riviere, Nicholas (Nick) Jeffery, Natasha Olby, and Boaz Arzi with 2023 AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions to…
Dr. Boaz Arzi named recipient of 2023 AVMF/EveryCat Health Foundation Research Award
The AVMA today honored Dr. Boaz Arzi, professor and chief of veterinary dentistry and oral surgery service at the UC-Davis School of Veterinary…
Dive into dermatology with JAVMA supplemental issue
A new JAVMA supplemental issue promises to help clinicians succeed when handling everyday dermatologic challenges, in a wide variety of species.
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…
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.
WVC features AVMA sessions, research results
The AVMA offered sessions at the 2023 WVC Annual Conference as part of a year-old partnership with Viticus Group, the organization that hosts WVC.…
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.