Course: Pawsitive Dentistry | Technician Course - Enova Illumination

Course: Pawsitive Dentistry | Technician Course


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Course Overview

Take your veterinary dentistry skills to the next level with Pawsitive Dentistry!

Cost: $499


Dates: Friday or Saturday, July 19-20, 2024


Location: Enova Training Center: 6305 Sandburg Rd. Golden Valley, Minnesota (a western suburb of Minneapolis)


Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day




8am to Noon: The ABCs of Dental Radiology Simplified: This four-hour hands-on wet lab will cover easy techniques to get diagnostic dental radiographs efficiently, with an emphasis on strategies for troubleshooting and challenging to get images in both the dog and cat.

4 hrs | RACE Approved | CE Credit | Benita Altier and Laurel Bird

12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch Provided by Enova

1:00-1:50 pm: The C.O.R.E. Dental Procedure: This lecture not only covers what is involved with the C.O.R.E. dental procedure but, most importantly, how we schedule procedures and bring value to what we are doing.

1 hr | RACE Approved | CE Credit (pending) | Benita Altier


2:00-2:50 pm: Feline Dental Concerns-The Top Five: This lecture highlights how important it is for veterinary professionals to understand how dental diseases affect cats and how to recognize them.

1 hr | RACE Approved | CE Credit (pending) | Benita Altier


3:00-3:50 pm: “Oh My Nerves” Regional Dental Anesthesia: This lecture covers the most commonly performed regional dental blocks in dogs and cats. Discussions of drugs, doses, indications, and potential complications will be provided. Videos will demonstrate how to do blocks.

1 hr | RACE Approved | CE Credit (pending) | Benita Altier


4:00-5:00 pm: Instrument Sharpening Hands-On Workshop: This hands-on lab will teach you how to identify and sharpen commonly used oral surgery and periodontal instruments. You will get to take the sharpening stones home with you! (Bring instruments, you wish to sharpen)

1 hr | RACE Approved | CE Credit (pending) | Benita Altier