Free Veterinary Dental Continuing Education (CE) Courses

Multiple institutions offer free veterinary dental continuing education (CE) courses. Keep reading to learn what materials and information these courses have to offer prospective students. Schools offering Dental Assisting degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Free Veterinary Dental Continuing Education (CE) Courses Overview

Veterinarians and veterinary technicians are required to renew their licenses, and they do so by obtaining continuing education credits through a variety of courses. One of the areas they are required to study is dental, and many times institutions require these professionals to pay a fee before they can enroll in the course. Luckily, there are also several free options available to workers in this career field. These courses provide relevant information that allows professionals to become better at doing their job, as well as materials that they can keep for future reference. Keep reading to learn more about what these free veterinary dental continuing education courses have to offer interested students.

Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists

The Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists offer a free lecture called 'Oral Masses' that will give attendees one and a half continuing education credit hours. It takes place in Arizona at their Scottsdale office on the fourteenth of November in 2019. They offer several other lectures throughout the year so interested parties should check out their website if they are curious about the other free lectures they offer.

A few of the topics discussed within this lecture include:

  • Definition of an oral mass
  • Different stages of oral masses
  • Treatment of oral masses


LafeberVet offers a free, one CE hour course called 'Spotlight on Anesthesia & Analgesia in Reptiles' which is useful in the field of dentistry when an animal has to be put under for a procedure. Dental work, especially on reptiles, is performed while the creature is put to sleep to avoid any incidents, and it is important for staff to understand these protocols. This webinar is focused on exotic vets who work on snakes, lizards, and crocodiles. A free profile must be created before access to the course is given, which also includes an evaluation and test in order to receive credit.

A few of the topics discussed in the course include:

  • Principles and concepts of reptilian analgesia
  • Signs of pain while under analgesia
  • Popular anesthetic agents and protocols

Vet Med Team

Vet Med Team gives individuals the chance to take the free course called '3 Keys to Unlocking Yes: Strategies for Increasing Client Compliance' which connects to dentistry as it helps staff convince their clients why a pet needs a certain procedure. It is not uncommon for a pet owner to refuse recommended dental cleaning due to a variety of controllable factors. This course provides one continuing education credit upon completion of the exam at the end of all of the material. Students will be emailed a certificate after they pass the exam, which will state that they have earned a continuing education credit.

There are several objectives covered within the course, such as:

  • Steps to increase client compliance
  • How to counteract the negative veterinary history of obtaining client compliance
  • Communication recommendations to implement in a practice

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