Class Schedule

Veterinary Education Center

We are excited to announce that the Veterinary Education Center is an approved RACE provider.  As our courses become RACE approved we will note them below.  

Classes are offered in a variety of subjects with a focus on dentistry and anesthesia.  Courses are designed for veterinarians, technicians, and assistants to provide a rewarding learning experience for all. If you do not see a class that suits the needs of your hospital, please contact us to see how we can help.



Christian Francis, RVT, VTS Dentistry

January 16th 2020 (12:00 pm-4:00pm)

(DVM, TECHNICIAN, ASSISTANT-4 CE Credits) Lecture and Wet Lab
Price: $ 325.00 USD (6)

Location: 2440 Plantation Center Drive, Matthews, NC 28105

This seminar teaches how to successfully take full mouth dental radiographs. You will learn how to properly position the digital sensor to achieve excellent and repeatable results. Troubleshooting poor images, skewed angles and superimposed roots will be discussed at length in our laboratory.

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Christian Francis, RVT, VTS Dentistry

January 16th 2020 (8:00 am-11:00 am)

(DVM, TECHNICIAN, ASSISTANT-3 CE Credits) Lecture and Wet Lab
Price: $ 325.00 USD (6)

Location: 2440 Plantation Center Drive, Matthews, NC 28105

A thorough discussion of oral charting, complete dental cleaning and polishing, sealant application, and instituting an effective home care plan will follow. The class will also cover instrument sharpening so bring your dull instruments! Cadavers are used in the wet lab.

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Katherine Queck, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC

February 6th 2020 (1:00 pm-5:00 pm)

(DVMs Only – 4 CE credits Lecture and Wet Lab
Price: $ 725.00 USD (6)

Location: 2440 Plantation Center Drive, Matthews, NC 28105

This advanced course is designed for the experienced veterinarian wishing to gain additional expertise in extraction and closure of maxillary and mandibular canine teeth and full quadrant extractions. Emphasis will be placed on gingival flap development, osteoplasty, and retained root removal. There will also be a discussion reviewing tooth resorption and when crown amputation is indicated. Local nerve block sites will be identified and methods of administering drugs will be discussed. Cadavers are used in the wet lab.

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Christian Francis, RVT, VTS Dentistry

February 13th 2020 (12:00 pm-4:00pm)

(DVM, TECHNICIAN, ASSISTANT-4 CE Credits) Lecture and Wet Lab
Price: $ 325.00 USD (6)

Location: 2440 Plantation Center Drive, Matthews, NC 28105

This seminar teaches how to successfully take full mouth dental radiographs. You will learn how to properly position the digital sensor to achieve excellent and repeatable results. Troubleshooting poor images, skewed angles and superimposed roots will be discussed at length in our laboratory.

Register


Christian Francis, RVT, VTS Dentistry

February 13th 2020 (8:00 am-11:00 am)

(DVM, TECHNICIAN, ASSISTANT-3 CE Credits) Lecture and Wet Lab
Price: $ 0.00 USD (6)

Location: 2440 Plantation Center Drive, Matthews, NC 28105

A thorough discussion of oral charting, complete dental cleaning and polishing, sealant application, and instituting an effective home care plan will follow. The class will also cover instrument sharpening so bring your dull instruments! Cadavers are used in the wet lab.

Register


Katherine Queck, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC

March 5th 2020 (8:00 am-12:00 pm)

(DVMs Only – 4 RACE CE credits No Pre-requisites) Lecture and Wet Lab
Price: $ 725.00 USD (6)

Location: 2440 Plantation Center Drive, Matthews, NC 28105

This introductory course is designed for the veterinarian wishing to learn or improve their basic dental extraction technique. This hands-on course reviews basic anatomy, the proper use of a high- speed drill, bur selection and instrument use to perform extraction of single and multi-rooted teeth. Emphasis will be placed on sectioning of teeth, tissue handling, gingival flap preparation, and the use of bone graft materials. Incisors, maxillary canines and premolar teeth will be extracted. Local nerve blocks will be discussed and the correct sites for placing those nerve blocks will be identified.

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Katherine Queck, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC

March 5th 2020 (1:00 pm-5:00 pm)

(DVMs Only – 4 CE credits - Pre-requisite: Level 1) Lecture and Wet Lab
Price: $ 725.00 USD (6)

Location: 2440 Plantation Center Drive, Matthews, NC 28105

This advanced course is designed for the experienced veterinarian wishing to gain additional expertise in extraction of ankylosed maxillary and mandibular cheek teeth, mandibular canine teeth, and full quadrant extractions. Emphasis will be placed on gingival flap development, osteoplasty, and retained root removal. Local nerve blocks sites will be identified and practiced. Cadavers are used in the wet lab.

Register


Christian Francis, RVT, VTS Dentistry

March 17th 2020 (12:00 pm-4:00pm)

(DVM, TECHNICIAN, ASSISTANT-4 CE Credits) Lecture and Wet Lab
Price: $ 325.00 USD (6)

Location: 2440 Plantation Center Drive, Matthews, NC 28105

This seminar teaches how to successfully take full mouth dental radiographs. You will learn how to properly position the digital sensor to achieve excellent and repeatable results. Troubleshooting poor images, skewed angles and superimposed roots will be discussed at length in our laboratory.

Register


Christian Francis, RVT, VTS Dentistry

March 17th 2020 (8:00 am-11:00 am)

(DVM, TECHNICIAN, ASSISTANT-3 CE Credits) Lecture and Wet Lab
Price: $ 325.00 USD (6)

Location: 2440 Plantation Center Drive, Matthews, NC 28105

A thorough discussion of oral charting, complete dental cleaning and polishing, sealant application, and instituting an effective home care plan will follow. The class will also cover instrument sharpening so bring your dull instruments! Cadavers are used in the wet lab.

Register


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