AVDC Equine Dental Specialty

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Horse Oral Examination

In April 2014, The AVMA Executive Board approved a recommendation from the American Board of Veterinary Specialties to award provisional ABVS-AVMA recognition to the American Veterinary Dental College Equine Specialty. The full petition that resulted in ABVS-AVMA approval can be read by clicking this link: AVDC Equine Dental Petition

An AVDC Equine Dental Specialty Diplomate (AVDC-EQ) is a veterinarian who has been certified by AVDC as having demonstrated specialist knowledge and expertise in equine veterinary dentistry as a result of completing the AVDC entrance requirements and having successfully passed the AVDC Equine examination. AVDC is recognized as the specialist certification organization in veterinary dentistry in North America by the American Board of Veterinary Specialties. AVDC diplomates are veterinary dental specialists.

A brief History of Equine Dentistry and a history ot the development of the AVDC Equine Dental Specialty are included as files available by clincking the links below. Also available is a file listing books and published papers in equine dentistry to 2013.

Click AVDC Equine Dental Specialists to find a list of current AVDC Equine Veterinary Dental Specialists.

Background Information About Equine Veterinary Dentistry

Brief History of Equine Dentistry

History of Development of the AVDC Equine Dental Specialty

 

AVDC Documents and Forms Relevant to the Equine Dental Diploma

Critical Dates in AVDC Training Programs

Documents Related to Advanced Standing Status

These links are appropriate for veterinarians who already have some training and experience in advanced equine veterinary dentistry, and who are interested in the Advanced Standing option for entry to the AVDC Equine Dental Diploma examination.

 

Equine Advanced Standing Information

 

Equine Case Log Information

Abbreviations to be used in Equine Case Logs

 

Equine Advanced Standing Application Form

Advanced Standing, Pathway 1 Credentials Application Form

Advanced Standing, Pathway 2 Credentials Application Form

Equine Advanced Standing CV addendum

Equine Resident Annual Report Form

 

Equine Advanced Standing Application Review Form

 

Documents Related to Standard Program Residents

These links are appropriate for veterinarians who are considering or are progressing through a standard AVDC Equine Full-time or Part-time Dental Residency program.

General AVDC Training Program Requirements

How to Register for an AVDC Residency Training Program

Residency Registration Application Form


Equine Case Log Information

Abbreviations to be used in Equine Case Logs

 

Equine Anesthesia, Radiology Surgery Specialty Hours Form

 

Equine Dental Chart Requirement

Example of Equine Dental Chart

 

Equine Credentials Equipment List

 

Equine MRCL Cadaver Form

 

Equine Radiograph Set Information

Equine Dental Radiographic Techniques

Equine Dental Radiograph Set Review Form

 

Equine Resident Annual Report Form

Equine Annual Report Supervisor Form

Equine Annual Report Committee Review Form

 

Standard Program - Credentials Application Form

Equine Credentials Application Supervisor Form

Equine Credentials Application Review Form

 

Equine Examination Information Document

 

Equine Residency Site Application Form

General AVDC Documents Applicable to the Equine Diploma Program

 

General AVDC Training Program Requirements

Getting Started with the Document Management System

AVDC Publications Requirements

AVDC Curriculum Vitae Format

Leave of Absence Policy and Form

Reinstatement Policy