vetvirrs - Education


Supporting veterinary general practitioners

Drs. Stepaniuk and Sievers offer multiple continuing education opportunities throughout the year for the veterinary community.  Courses are designed to support a variety of skill levels in developing and furthering their skill set within the discipline of veterinary dentistry.

Why is Intraoral Radiography Required for Veterinary Dentistry?

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Veterinary Dentistry Education And Consulting Services


Veterinary Dentistry Education and Consulting Services, LLC (VDECS) believes that pets deserve a comfortable, infection free, and pain free oral cavity to improve overall quality of life. Hence, VDECS believes every veterinarian should be knowledgeable in dental and oral pathology recognition, diagnosis of dental and oral pathology with examination and intraoral radiology, be knowledgeable of various treatment options available for the teeth and oral cavity beyond extractions, and be knowledgeable and skilled in surgical extraction of the dentition in order to achieve a pain free and infection free oral cavity if extraction is the only treatment option available so that insidious dental and oral disease does not deprive our pets of a quality life.

Our Goal

To passionately share our knowledge, helping each continuing education participant improve their knowledge, skill, and confidence in the delivery of veterinary dentistry services in order to improve patient care, client satisfaction, and personal and professional satisfaction. To help you develop a dynamic veterinary dental team consisting of the veterinarian, veterinary technician, and medical staff so that patient care and client service can expand and grow to a more comprehensive and higher level of care.