Veterinary Dentistry


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A specialist in veterinary dentistry (a “veterinary dentist”) has fulfilled the requirements to be board-certified by the American Veterinary Dental College.


A veterinary dentist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of dental disease in animals. Typical conditions presented to a veterinary dentist include:

  • plaque and tartar
  • gingivitis
  • fractured teeth
  • trauma to the teeth and mandible/maxilla
  • cancer involving the teeth and mandible/maxilla

Certifying Body

American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC)