Information for Veterinarians

Veterinary Dental Forum:

The annual Veterinary Dental Forum is co-sponsored by the American Veterinary Dental College. Three days of high-quality programming, with presentations in several tracks to suit anyone from the beginner to the expert. Plus hands-on laboratory sessions and reports on the latest research in veterinary dentistry. For information on the upcoming Forum, click Veterinary Dental Forum.

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Review and Assessment Program

The AVDC offers an annual opportunity for veterinarians to experience the written and bench (visual materials questions) examination formats used in the actual AVDC examination. Pre-registration is required and a fee is charged. For more information, check the Veterinary Dental Forum registration form.

National Pet Dental Health Campaign!

AVDC is proud to partner with the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, the American Veterinary Medical Association, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. and the Veterinary Oral Health Council, in sponsoring activities that will help to increase understanding of the importance of oral health for our pets. For information, click National Pet Dental Health Campaign.

Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry and the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry

The Foundation for  Veterinary Denistry (FVD) is an organization of veterinarians and other health professionals who have an interest in veterinary dentistry. The Foundation conducts fund-raisng activities and provides grants for veterinary dental research. FVD publishes the quarterly Journal of Veterinary Dentistry. You can subscribe to the Journal. The Journal of Veterinary Dentistry is the official journal of the American Veterinary Dental College, and of several other veterinary dental organizations.

Veterinary Dental Continuing Education Programs

For a full list of veterinary dental CE programs, click Dental CE Programs.


How to Become an AVDC Veterinary Dentist

AVDC offers two diplomas - Equine Dentistry and Small Animal Dentistry.

AVDC Small Animal Diploma


AVDC Equine Diploma


For Information on general AVDC Training Program requirements,

click Program Information


(If your training program has a registration date prior to January 1st, 2014, click here for information on the requirements for pre-2014 training programs.)


English is the official language of AVDC.

All documents, forms and examinations provided by AVDC are written in English, and all materials submitted by residents are to be written in English.