A Simple Addition, Huge Results!

I often hear veterinarians and veterinary staff explain that is can be very difficult to convince a pet owner of the value of a dental procedure. Wouldn’t it be great to have a diagnostic test that takes only seconds to run and can detect the presence of pathologic...
Dispelling Dental Myths

Dispelling Dental Myths

Approximately 85% of adult dogs and cats have some form of oral disease. Dental problems are among the top three pet owners concerns in dogs and cats. As veterinary dental professionals it is our duty to dispel the myths and misconceptions of the myriad of home care...

WVC Veterinary Technician Symposium

My heart was full as I flew home last week! I am so proud of my profession! I was honored to be selected as one of the first instructors of the WVC Symposium at the Oquendo Center in Las Vegas. This type of event has been a dream of mine and many others for years. 120...

A Weekend to Remember!!

A Weekend to Remember! This past weekend I checked off an item from my bucket list. I flew to Indianapolis, meet friends and colleagues and drove an hour to the small town of Brazil, IN. As I met Dr. Barron Hall and his wife, Michelle in the airport, I told them this...

Dispelling Dental Myths

Did you know that approximately 90% of adult dogs and 70% of adult cats have some form of oral disease? Dental problems are among the top three pet owners concerns in dogs and cats. There are many misconceptions about how to provide good oral care to your pets. Here...

Communicating with Clients

Clients rely on the veterinary staff to provide them with vital and accurate information. Unfortunately, many times the staff may have difficulty in conveying a message to the pet parent. Terms may be used that the client doesn’t understand or slang is used that may...

Dental Health Month Ideas

Why is the incidence of dental disease so high? Is it due to lack of compliance or the lack of educating the client about the importance of dentistry or a lack of education of the veterinary staff? In many practices, dentistry accounts for less than 10% of the gross...

What Lies Beneath?

What Lies Beneath?   Intraoral Radiographs I have been on the road for this week and am scheduled to conduct four additional in-clinic dental x-ray training sessions next week. Everyone wants to be ready for Pet Dental Health Month! I applaud all of the clinics for...

Dental Health Month

I have been on the road for this week and am scheduled to conduct four additional in-clinic dental x-ray training sessions next week. Everyone wants to be ready for Pet Dental Health Month! I applaud all of the clinics for the desire to add X-ray to the dental...