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A Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College® (AVDC®) is a veterinarian who has been certified by AVDC® as having demonstrated specialist knowledge and expertise in veterinary dentistry as a result of completing the AVDC® training requirements and having successfully passed the AVDC® 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.
In 2014 the American Veterinary Dental College®’s Equine Dental Specialty was formally recognized as a specialty for those veterinarians with advanced dental training for horses and other equids.
With the acceptance of the new equine specialty, existing diplomates may refer as to themselves as non-species specific or as a small animal veterinary dental specialist.
Dental specialists with advanced zoo and wildlife certification will be noted by a Tiger symbol.
A Founding Fellow in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) is an AVDC® Diplomate who has obtained additional training and experience, or has demonstrated expertise in OMFS, beyond AVDC® surgery residency training and published in the field of OMFS. OMFS Founding Fellows are noted by a OMSF symbol.