Policies & Guidelines Effective: May 18, 2015
Board Policy Regarding Non-Anesthesia Dentistry/Dental Cleanings
Many pet owners do not understand how professional dental care differs between the human patient and the veterinary patient. The State Board of Veterinary Medicine has put together a list of guidelines to explore Non-Anesthesia Dentals, and their impact on the veterinary dental community. Read more about this issue, here.
In this CVMA VOICE article by Randa MacMillan, DVM, learn more about the November 2, 2013 meeting of the CVMA Board of Directors that adopted two position statements relating to small animal dentistry.
Creating the Client Experience for Dentistry
This CVMA VOICE article by Wendy S. Myers of Communications Solutions for Veterinarians discusses describing anesthesia safety protocols to clients.
This CVMA VOICE article by Edward R. Eisner, AB, DVM, DAVDC, discusses best practices in client compliance.
Unlicensed Dentistry for Pets is Illegal and Harmful!
This article from Veterinary News Network (VNN) explains why “non-anesthetic dental scalings” (or NADS) can be harmful to your pet and, in some cases, not even legal. View the video “Avoid Pet Dentistry Without Anesthesia” from VNN.