Training for Veterinarians and Technicians

Training at VDOSO

Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery of Ohio (VDOSO) offers quarterly in-clinic continuing education courses in dentistry for veterinarians and veterinary teams. Our practical and comprehensive courses are designed for general practice veterinarians and veterinary teams wanting to improve their knowledge and skills for everyday dentistry. Our small class sizes and hands-on labs allow for individual training to meet the needs of each participant. We take pride in helping veterinary teams enjoy dentistry by improving confidence.

Dental Extraction Lecture and Lab (OVMLB/RACE APPROVED CE - 8 hours)

Led by Jamie Berning, DVM, DAVDC

When: Wednesday, May 22nd from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery of Ohio, 2527 W. Dublin-Granville Rd, Columbus, OH 43235
Who: Veterinarians only
Cost: $2000 per person (includes a surgical pack to take home)
Training Structure: The day will begin with lectures that cover normal anatomy and common pathology, as well as dental radiograph interpretation. The afternoon session will be focused on extractions, including a hands-on lab.

VDOSO will provide a light breakfast (with coffee), and catered lunch.

Attendance is limited. The course fee is due at the time of registration. Please call to register.

Dental Radiograph Positioning Training (OVMLB APPROVED CE - 4 hours)

Led by Jill Bates, RVT, VTS-Dentistry with assistance from our technician team

When: Wednesday, March 20 th 7:30am – 11:30am OR 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery of Ohio, 2527 W Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, OH 43235
Who: Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians
Cost: $250 per person (discounts are available for multiple members of the same practice).
Training Structure: We will hold both a morning session (7:30am to 11:30am) and an afternoon session (12:00pm to 4:00pm). Participants will learn to obtain full-mouth diagnostic radiographs in dogs and cats in this hands-on lab, with instruction on how to capture especially difficult images. Hand-held dental x-ray generators will be used for this course.

Attendance is limited. The course fee is due at registration. Please call to register.

Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery of Ohio

Contact us to see how your practice can benefit from in-clinic training.

Complimentary Lectures

VDOSO offers a monthly complimentary lecture series for veterinarians and technicians. Many of these lectures are offered in an online platform and others are hosted in-person with dinner provided. These free lectures are offered to our referral partners and veterinary teams who have attended in-clinic training at VDOSO. Additional details for these lectures are provided via email and on our social media platforms.

2024 Free Lecture Series

Tuesday, January 9 – Surgical Flaps and ONF Repairs
Tuesday, February 6 – Dental Radiograph Interpretation
Thursday, March 7 – Periodontal Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment
Wednesday, April 10 – Stomatitis in Cats
Thursday, May 16 – Malocclusions
Wednesday, June 26 – Gingival Enlargement
Tuesday, July 16 – Dental Charting: Identifying Abnormalities
Wednesday, August 14 – Fractured Teeth: Types and Treatments
Tuesday, September 10 – Dentistry Equipment: Instruments and Ergonomics
Thursday, October 10 – Nerve Blocks and Oral Anatomy
Wednesday, November 6 – Managing Surgical Complications
Thursday, December 12 – Client Communication: Discussing Dentistry


Give us a call and we can answer any question you may have regarding in-clinic training.

At Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery of Ohio, we are a woman-owned practice, with the first woman Board Certified Veterinary Dentist in Ohio. A true leader in the veterinary dental space, our practice not only provides top care to our patients but also hosts doctors, technicians, and students from around the country for training and mentorship.

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