BVDA practical course

BVDA practical course

Practical Extractions in Dogs

Where – IM3’s ACE Facility, Dublin, Ireland 

When – 23rd and 24th February 2024 

Cost – £950 (£800 for BVDA members) 


Join us for the first in-person course of 2024, where we will learn all about performing dental extractions in dogs! This course is specifically aimed at general practitioners wanting to improve their dental skills, whether they are just starting out or have some prior experience already. 

The lectures will cover at least the following topics: 

  • Oral anatomy 
  • Examination and charting 
  • Common oral pathology 
  • Radiography positioning 
  • Extraction of single and multi-rooted teeth 
  • Flap design and creation 
  • Dealing with complications 

A significant portion of the course is set aside for practical sessions, including the following: 

  • Radiography positioning and interpretation 
  • Single rooted teeth extractions 
  • Multi-rooted teeth extractions 
  • Canine teeth extractions 
  • Local nerve blocks 

You can take full advantage of the Friday/Saturday meet and enjoy the Sunday in Dublin! 

Cost includes – Hotel accommodation for the night of February 22nd and 23rd, transfer from the hotel to the IM3 training facility, breakfasts and lunches, group pub dinner on the 23rd

Cost excludes – Flights and airport transfers

Event Information

Event Date 23-02-2024 8:00 am
Event End Date 24-02-2024 6:00 pm
Cut Off Date 22-02-2024
Available Place 31
Individual Price GBP950.00
Speaker Dr. Hannah van Velzen and Dr Rob Davis
Location Im3


Hannah van Velzen

Veterinary Surgeon

In 2016 Hannah completed a Masters degree in Veterinary Science at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, having completed the University's Honours Programme three years prior. She worked in general practice in the United Kingdom for 6 years, developing a strong interest and passion for Veterinary Dentistry. She is currently finishing the ESAVS postgraduate Certificate in Dentistry and is working at Eastcott Referrals in Swindon, U.K. as a Resident in Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Rob Davis

Veterinary Surgeon

Rob spent 25 years in general practice in East Anglia before leaving in 2023 to concentrate solely on dentistry. He splits his time between Davies Veterinary Specialists and The London Cat Clinic. He passed the membership examinations for the Australia and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (Small Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgery) in 2021 and is currently the President-elect of the BVDA.