Equine Dental Short Course and Wet Lab

August 22, 23, 24, 2019

Rocky’s is hosting an amazing Short Course and Wet Lab with world renowned veterinarian Jack Easley, DVM, MS, AVDC (Eq) and will be assisted by Dr. Kari Sanderson.  Approved for 24 CE credits and presented at Energy Equine, in Airdrie, Alberta.   Energy Equine is a a first-class learning facility, this will be the best wet lab you will attend in 2019!

Please call or email our office for more information. 1-877-380-3888.

Wet Lab Brochure and Registration Form Aug 2019


Day 1, August 22, 2019  (7:30 AM -5 PM) (7: 30-8 registration and breakfast)

AM:        Equine dental development and anatomy 1.5 hours

15 min break

Equine oral examination and charting 45 min

Aging by dentition and wolf teeth, dental cap shedding and canine eruption 30 min

Dental occlusion, malocclusion and tooth wear 30 min

Dental instruments and routine care 30 min

Lunch 1 hour (Lunch Provided)

PM: Wet Lab with cadaver heads and live horse demo 4 hours

Oral examination and charting, use of speculum and lights, mirrors and endoscopes, dental picks and probes. 1 hour

Live horse examination demonstration and discussion of sedation and handling for dentistry. Proper selection and use of     dental equipment. 1 hour

Wet lab on cadaver heads using wolf tooth instruments, cap elevators and forceps, hand rasps and power instruments. 1 hour

Paranasal sinus anatomy and evaluation on cadaver specimens. 1 hour

Dinner and a movie: 2 hours (7-9 PM) (optional)

Becker’s 45 minute movie from 1938 and 15 minute video on endoscopic tour of the mouth

Day 2, August 23, 2019 (8 AM-5 PM)

AM: Lectures 4 hours with 15 min break

Dental Disease

Diastema and periodontal disease Dx and Rx 50 min

Endodontic disease Dx and Rx 50 min

Dental caries (peripheral and infundibular) Dx and Rx 50 min

Taking diagnostic quality dental radiographs 50 min

Lunch 1 hour (Lunch Provided)

PM: Wet Lab with cadaver heads and live horse demo 4 hours

Oral examination and treatment of diseased teeth

Oral extractions on older horses

Diastema widening and periodontal treatments

Evaluation of infundibular defects

Radiographing cheek teeth to evaluate apical disease and periodontal disease

Opening and evaluation of sinuses

Dinner and case discussion 2 hours: (7-9 PM) (optional)

Students may present cases for discussion 15 minutes each for 1 hour

Day 3 August 24, 2019 (8 AM-3 PM)

AM: 3 hours Lecture with 15 min break

Incisor disease Dx and Rx 50 min

Developmental dental disease 50 min

Radiographing incisor and canine teeth 50 min

Lunch and trade show wrap up. 1 hour

PM: Wet Lab 2 hours

Incisor and canine radiographs and extraction techniques

Course summary and awarding certificates 1 hour

Full Brochure and Registration Form