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VT 126 Dentistry for the Veterinary Technician

Units: 1.5

Hours: 18 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Corequisite: VT 120

This course will prepare the student for all aspects of veterinary diagnostics and prophylaxis in dogs and cats appropriate to the veterinary technician. It will include instruction in dental charting, radiography, prophylaxis and extractions. Students will perform dental radiography and prophylaxis on anesthetized animals. Students will also be required to spend 2-6hrs/week during assigned times in the care of the colony animals. Time may include weekends and holidays as well as semester break.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: Perform routine dental prophylaxis (manual and machine).