I just wanted to put a post in this category letting you know that:
FECAVA and many other European veterinary groups have posted a position statement warning against Anesthesia-Free Dentistry.
Here is a link to a 3.5 minute video warning against Anesthesia-Free Dentistry
The American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) has compiled a number of resources for pet owners and veterinarians regarding Anesthesia-Free Dentistry (AFD). These can be found by clicking here. There are sheets on AFD, stages of periodontal disease, explanations of the dangers of AFD, the benefits of proper care and more. Have a look. You willContinue reading “AFD Resources from the AVDC”
In 2008, the CVO published their Position Statement on Veterinary Dentistry. That is what this post is about.
This is a one-page synopsis on the Ontario Superior Court of Justice’s 2017 ruling on
AFD. It contains links to more detailed discussions as well.
Since it is malpractice for a licensed veterinary to perform AFD in Ontario, when a lay person is doing it, they are not practicing without a license so are not breaking the law.
A bulleting from the CVO outlining the cease order and fine levied against the plaintiff for failing to comply with the court ruling.
A bulleting from the CVO regarding a court ruling in Ontario in 2014.