Zebras and Potential Pitfalls in Veterinary Dentistry
1 hour – CE for Veterinarians
Topic: A tour of some unique, but not completely unusual, oral pathology and disease processes that all veterinarians should be familiar with so they will identify them when presented in a patient. We will discuss potential pitfalls in the application of veterinary dentistry to benefit both the veterinarian and the patient, increasing diagnostic accuracy and proper treatment choice.
Dr. Alice Sievers is originally from the Olympic Peninsula in Washington, and received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University through the Oregon-Washington Co-operative training program. She worked in private practice after graduation, and has owned her own practice.
Dr. Sievers completed an advanced training program in veterinary dentistry and limited her scope of practice to dentistry and oral surgery. She is actively engaged in completing board certification in veterinary dentistry.
Dr. Sievers enjoys teaching and has presented at continuing education events both locally and overseas. She is a laboratory instructor and contributor to locally provided continuing education courses here in the Pacific Northwest. She is a visiting instructor at Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Since 2013, she has taught an intensive laboratory course that is offered multiple times every year for senior veterinary students.