© 2018 VETERINARY DENTISTRY TRAINING

TEMPE, ARIZONA // U.S.A. // WORLDWIDE

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Dental care is an essential part of a pet's overall health! The AVDS (American Veterinary Dental Society) has reported that the majority of cats and dogs have periodontal health issues by the age of three. Untreated or misdiagnosed dental problems are a source of chronic pain and infection for pets. This infection not only affects an animal's oral cavity, but it adversely affects the heart, liver, and kidneys. Knowing how to identify and treat dental disease is essential!

 

 Jennifer Hertzoff, CVT, offers a variety of engaging dentistry workshops and labs in the convenience of your own clinic. She combines her years of experience working alongside board-certified veterinary dentists with her passion for teaching to improve the dentistry skills of your entire staff.

IMPROVING DENTISTRY

THROUGH EDUCATION

All courses are ASVSB RACE-approved for technicians

 

MEET

JENNIFER HERTZOFF, CVT

Jennifer has worked in the veterinary field since 1982 and has always had a special interest in dentistry. Jennifer has worked closely with board certified veterinary dentists at Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists (AZVDS) in Scottsdale, Arizona since 2004. AZVDS is the largest veterinary dental clinic in the world and is the only practice with four board certified dentists—Dr. Visser, Dr. Coffman, Dr. Balke, and Dr. Wingo. In addition to working at the dental specialty clinic, Jennifer teaches classes locally, nationally, and internationally. Her goal is to help pets receive the best dental care possible by educating their caregivers.

Jennifer offers a range of continuing education workshops and labs that not only fulfill requirements for continuing education (CE) credits, but provide her students a practical application of the best dentistry practices available today.

 

CUSTOMIZE

YOUR COURSE!

CHOOSE FROM A VARIETY OF TOPICS TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS:

LECTURES
PERIODONTAL CARE
  • Fundamentals of dentistry
  • Scaling, probing, and charting
  • Instrument usage and sharpening
  • Identification of pathology
  • Dental problems and treatment options
  • Marketing and client education
  • Home care products
  • Safe anesthesia protocols
  • Product and equipment recommendations
 
DENTAL RADIOLOGY
  • Radiology safety
  • Different X-ray systems
  • Positioning techniques
  • Troubleshooting angles
  • Identifying radiographic structures
  • Helpful tips from the specialists
LABS

 

PERIODONTAL THERAPY
  • Hand scaling
  • Ultrasonic scaling
  • Hand curetting
  • Root planing
  • Probing/charting
  • Instrument sharpening
  • Nerve blocks
  • Doxirobe usage
  • Demonstration and practice with hand instruments and sharpening stone

DENTAL RADIOLOGY

  • Demonstration of every position on cat and dog skulls; cadaver head can be used         (no live animals are used for training classes)

  • Guided practice for all participants

  • X-Ray positioning book is included

WEBINARS

 

Too far for Jennifer to travel to your clinic? No problem! Custom, real-time webinars through GoToMeeting are available for any lecture topic. Don't let distance deter you—take advantage of technology to improve your skills.

Lectures, labs, and webinars are available Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays.
 

Wonderful course! As a new grad vet who got very little dentistry in school, I feel like I learned more in this continuing education than I did in school. One of the best CEs I've been to.
 

Having Jennifer come to our hospital was the most valuable CE our hospital has ever paid for! She knew how to teach all the different types of learners that we have here to make sure everyone understood. We thought the training would be more for our technicians but the doctors ended up learning a lot as well and we couldn't be happier! She even made a list of recommended tools and supplies we needed and had the vendors on standby so it was so easy for me to order what we wanted. We will definitely have her back! Thanks so much Jennifer!

This class has seriously been one of the most helpful in my career. The most valuable tool I learned was to check the occlusion on every sedated/ anesthetized patient prior to intubation. We seriously catch pathology at least once a week during routine procedures! It's the simplest of things and is super fast! Not to mention that it helps us in preventing pain/problems for our patients before it's severe which I feel is our whole purpose as techs! Thanks Jennifer!!

Jennifer is a wonderful speaker, teacher. She taught me more than all the dental seminars over the years. Made me interested to continue to do dental X-rays. Thanks!

CONTACT

JENNIFER

Have additional questions? Interested in scheduling a workshop for your clinic or practice? Please complete the submission form below.

PHONE

+1.602.499.0870

EMAIL

info@vetdentistrytraining.com

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