Small Animal Dental Extraction Intensive - Feline (Hybrid Course)

July 26, 2022

Early Bird Special: Register by May 26, 2022 and save $200

Course Description

Use code ExtractionIntensive2022 for $300 off when combined with registration for the Small Animal Dental Extraction Intensive Canine (Hybrid) (only 1 set of dental instruments issued per veterinarian).

Course includes a custom, instructor-curated dental instrument set including those specific to feline extractions  (retail value = $1,000)

This one-day feline extraction intensive is custom designed for practitioners who are already performing dentistry in their practices, have attended dental CE and are questing more training and honing of skills on more challenging extractions in a low pressure, supervised setting.  

There are 3 hours of lecture with CE questions to be completed by trainee at home prior to arrival. Quizzes on the lecture material must be submitted before the in-person training course.  

Pre-Lab Lectures 

  1. It’s all in the flap: The steps of a complete extraction in a cat  
    • Learning objectives: 
      • Recognize dental anatomy critical to planning extractions 
      • Recognize the steps of a surgical extraction 
      • Given a case presentation, create a flap design 
  2. Choosing and maintaining equipment specific to feline extractions to help make extractions easier
    • Learning Objectives: 
      • Recognize the equipment used in each step of a surgical extraction 
      • Recognize basic maintenance that is required to keep the equipment working it’s best
  3. Beyond the Basics—Hints for more challenging extractions & retrieving retained tooth roots 
    • Learning objective: 
      • Recognize the steps to retrieving retained tooth roots 
      • Evaluate approaches to extractions of teeth that often cause problems in cats: mandibular canines, mandibular 1st molars and maxillary 4th premolars and 1st molars 

Register for Small Animal Dental Extraction Intensive Canine – July 25, 2022 here.




Dr. Naomi Hoyer

Race Approved CE

11.0 Hours (3.0 Hours Online Pre-Course, 8.0 Hours In-Person)



Dr. Naomi Hoyer


Naomi Hoyer is an Assistant Professor of Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University. She graduated from Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2002. She worked in general practice for 10 years before starting her dental residency in private practice. She became an AVDC Diplomate in 2017. She left private practice in 2018 to pursue her passion for dentistry education. She hopes to share her love of dentistry with as many students and practitioners as possible. Her professional interests include management of periodontal disease and developmental maxillofacial disease.

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Course cancellation could occur if registrations fail to meet minimum numbers 30 days prior to the course. If a course is canceled for any reason, we are not responsible for any charges related to travel.
Refunds are available for cancellations made 60 days prior to the beginning of the course. Cancellations less than 35 days before a course are nonrefundable but may be partially transferrable to a future course.