Course Code: VET414

Course Title : Veterinary Dentistry 

Weekly Teaching Hours: (1,1)

Course Description : The course introduces 8th. semester students to the field of veterinary dentistry with emphasis on theoretical knowledge and practical skills such as oral and dental anatomy, embryology and physiology of farm and companion animals, oral examination and charting, occlusal Assessment, oral radiography, pedodontics, periodontology, extraction techniques, Local anaesthesia, instrumentation and oral care and hygiene of companion animals.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Veterinary dentistry by Holmstrom. 2 nd Ed. 2013

  • Equine dentistry by Easley, Dixon and Schumacher. 3 rd. Ed. 2011

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

  • Attendance 95%compulsory