What is a Board-Certified Veterinary DentistTM?

What is a Board-Certified Veterinary DentistTM

Board Certified Veterinary DentistsTM are accomplished professionals specializing in animal dentistry, having undergone extensive education and training. Their journey begins with a four-year degree in veterinary medicine and surgery, followed by a formal training program, or residency, in veterinary dentistry through the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC). To become a veterinary dental specialist, they must meet stringent training requirements established by the AVDC and pass the AVDC examination. These specialists play a vital role in addressing dental issues in dogs and cats, as untreated problems can lead to severe health complications.