Does Your Pet Need a Dental Extraction?

Duration: 05:15

Nancy Scanlan, DVM, CVA · August 17, 2022

Course Description

No one wants to have to extract a dog or cat’s tooth. And the necessity for doing so can be minimized if the animal has the right anatomy and has received good dental care from the start. But there are times when a tooth is so damaged that pulling it is the only answer for better health, and to stop pain.

Things to Learn

Learn why and when dental extractions are needed, and what to expect for your animal companion if he has to have a tooth removed.

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About Instructor

Nancy Scanlan, DVM, CVA

A graduate of veterinary medicine at the University of California, Davis, Dr. Nancy Scanlan has used nutraceuticals since 1969. She became certified in acupuncture by IVAS in 1987 and followed up with education in chiropractic, Chinese herbs, Western herbs, and homotoxicology. This led to 16 years as the only holistic practitioner in a 7-person practice. After retiring from practice, Dr. Scanlan served as executive director of the AHVMA for 3 years before stepping into her current role as executive director of the AHVM Foundation. Dr. Scanlan is a consultant, author of a text on complementary medicine for veterinary technicians, and writer and lecturer about complementary and alternative veterinary medicine. She is currently enrolled in a masters degree program on integrative cancer treatment at the University of South Florida’s medical school

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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate