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VT 126
Dentistry for the Veterinary Technician
1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: VT 120
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB
This course will prepare the student for all aspects of veterinary diagnostics and prophylaxis in dogs and cats appropriate to the veterinary technician. It will include instruction in dental charting, radiography, prophylaxis and extractions. Students will perform dental radiography and prophylaxis on anesthetized animals. Students will also be required to spend 2-6hrs/week during assigned times in the care of the colony animals. Time may include weekends and holidays as well as semester break.