Equine Dental Diagnostics Upgrade: Focus on Oroscope Examination and Radiograph Acquisition and Interpretation - October 27, 2021


Introduction from Dr. Ross Palmer

Introduction to the courses from Dr. Jennifer Rawlinson:

RACE Approved: 8.0 hours

Course format

In-person, Hands-on training course. This program has been approved for 8 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval.

Pre-requisite courses

Equine Dental Diagnostics Upgrade-Online

Sign up with the online course and receive $100 off your total registration before May 31. Use code: EquineDental100Bundle

Is this course for me?

Having prepared yourself in the “learn at your own pace” anytime access online course, you are now prepared to buckle down and build real and practical skills in this intensive hands-on training course. This is the moment you’ve been waiting for! There is no better way to solidify your new knowledge and skills than to practice it under the careful guidance and encouragement of our expert dentist educators. In this course you’ll get hours of training and experience in oral and dental endoscopy and radiography. Our goal is equip you with the knowledge and skills that will allow you to return to your practice confident in your abilities to perform high quality oral examinations using an oroscope and dental radiography. After this course, you will be confident that you can “see it”, so then you will be prepared to “treat it” (and we have got a course for that too! – click here).

Online Pre-Pequisite Material

Equine Dental Diagnostics Online Lectures, 8 CE hours

Dr. Jennifer Rawlinson – Review of Equine Dental Anatomy

Dr. Jack Easley – Optimizing the oral examination – oral endoscopy

Dr. Jack Easley – Equid Dental Pathology

Dr. Travis Henry – Extraoral/Intraoral dental radiography

Dr. Jennifer Rawlinson – Equine dental radiograph interpretation

Dr. Travis Henry – Skull Radiograph interpretation

Dr. Molly Rice – Putting it together: Combining oral exam and radiographic findings to create a successful treatment plan

Dr. Molly Rice – Case presentations – putting it all together

In-Person Agenda

7:30 a.m. – Introductions and morning announcements
7:45-9:45 a.m. – Laboratory 1: Oral examination, intraoral radiography, extraoral radiography, radiograph interpretation, and treatment planning.
9:45-10:15 a.m. – Break
10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Laboratory 2: Oral examination, intraoral radiography, extraoral radiography, radiograph interpretation, and treatment planning.
12:15-1 p.m. – Lunch
1-3 p.m. – Laboratory 3: Oral examination, intraoral radiography, extraoral radiography, radiograph interpretation, and treatment planning.
3-3:30 p.m. – Break
3:30-5:30 p.m. – Laboratory 4: Oral examination, intraoral radiography, extraoral radiography, radiograph interpretation, and treatment planning.

Jennifer Rawlinson

Dr. Jennifer Rawlinson


Dr. Jennifer Rawlinson graduated from Cornell University Veterinary College in 1998. She completed her residency program in Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania in 2004 and became an AVDC Diplomate in 2005 and AVDC Equine Diplomate in 2014. From 2004-2011, she created and ran the Dentistry Service at Cornell University. Since 2013, Rawlinson has been running the Dentistry Service at Colorado State University which is a species comprehensive service caring for small animals, equine, farm animal, and exotics/wildlife patients. In 2018, Rawlinson became the President-Elect of the American Veterinary Dental College. Rawlinson’s research focuses on equine maxillofacial regional anesthesia, and is published in many other areas of interest as well.

Jack Easley

Dr. Jack Easley

Dr. Jack Easley received a DVM degree from Tuskegee University in 1976. After completing a Large Animal Internship at Oklahoma State University, he served as an Associate Professor of Surgery at Kansas State University from 1978 to 1980 where he completed an Equine Surgical Residency and received a Master’s Degree in Surgery. He was an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine from 1980 until 1982. In 1982, he was certified as a Diplomate for the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Equine) and continues this recertification. Since 1982, Easley has been in private practice in Shelbyville, Kentucky where he has an exclusive equine only practice with an emphasis on dentistry. In 2014, he became board certified by the American Veterinary Dental College as an equine dental specialist.
For over 40 years, Easley has lectured extensively on and promoted equine veterinary dentistry throughout the world. He has written hundreds of articles for publication in professional as well as lay equine journals, textbooks, and periodicals. He serves on the editorial review boards for Equine Veterinary Education, Equine Veterinary Journal, and the Veterinary Dental Journal. Easley is the co-editor and major contributor of Equine Dentistry, first published in 1999 by Harcourt-Brace Publishing (Saunders) being the first equine dental textbook in recent times. This textbook was ultimately printed in Spanish and German; the 2nd edition published in October 2004 and the 3rd edition co-authored with Drs. Paddy Dixon and Jim Schumacher released in 2010.

Travis Henry

Dr. Travis Henry

Dr. Travis Henry, DVM, DAVDC-Equine: Dr Travis Henry graduated in 1993 from Michigan State College of Veterinary Medicine. He has owned and operated Midwest Veterinary Dental Services for 15 years and completed a residency in dentistry at UC Davis. Henry went on to obtain board certification with the American Veterinary Dental College in the Non Specie specific tract in 2015 and Equine Board certification in dentistry in 2016. Henry is also adjunct assistant professor at the UW Madison School of Vet Med. Henry provides dental care for large as well as small animals.

Molly Rice

Dr. Molly Rice

Dr. Molly Rice graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Veterinary School in 2003. Rice was a general equine practitioner until 2009 when she started working in an equine dentistry practice. In addition to her clinical work, she enjoys educating other veterinarians, veterinary students and clients at continuing education events and meetings. She became a diplomate of the Equine American Veterinary Dental College in June of 2018. During her free time, Rice enjoys fishing, camping, and hiking with her husband and two Springer spaniels.

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Refund and Cancellation Policy

Course cancellation could occur if registrations fail to meet minimum numbers 30 days prior to the course.
If a course is canceled for any reason, we are not responsible for any charges related to travel.
Refunds are available for cancellations made 60 days prior to the beginning of the course. Cancellations less than 35 days before a course are nonrefundable but may be partially transferrable to a future course.

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