Dr. Kevin S. Stepaniuk – Dentistry

About Kevin S. Stepaniuk, DVM, FAVD, Dipl. AVDC

Dr. Kevin Stepaniuk with a dog on the shore

As a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College, Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, previous faculty member and section chief of Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the University of Minnesota, he has become an invited international and national renowned lecturer and instructor. He is a journal and textbook author and reviewer for many dentistry and oral surgery publications. He is an Executive Board member of the AVDC, and past-president of the AVDS. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Calgary, DVM degree from Oklahoma State University and completed a small animal internship at Washington State University. His specialty training was in private practice. He owns Veterinary Dentistry Education and Consulting Services and works clinically at Columbia River Veterinary Specialists. He brings a practical, clinically relevant, and entertaining aspect to his energetic lectures filled with clinical photographs and radiographs.


Presentation Synopsis

1. Clandestine Hidden Common Dental and Oral Disease
2. Recognition and Step-By-Step Treatment of Feline Tooth Resorption
3. Pathophysiology, Recognition, Examination, and Treatment of Periodontal Disease
4. Step-by-Step Surgical Extractions of Canine and Feline Teeth
5. Intraoral Dental Radiography - Understanding the Opacities and Lucencies
6. Malocclusions and Common Oral Pathology - Recognition and Treatment
7. Inflammation in the Feline Oral Cavity - They are not all the same!
8. Understanding Fractured Teeth and the Appropriate Treatment Recommendations
9. Surgical Extraction of the Maxillary 4th Premolar and 1st and 2nd Molars in the Dog (75 Minutes)
10. Oronasal Fistula Repair in the Canine Patient (50 min)
11. Treatment of Periodontal Disease Beyond Extractions and “Prohpy” in General Practice (50 min)
12. Intraoral Oral Regional Analgesia and Multimodal Analgesia in the Dog and Cat Dentistry Patient (50 min)
13. Understanding Fractured Teeth, Appropriate Treatment Recommendations, and Bonded Sealants for General Practice (50 min)
14. Maxillofacial Urgency/Emergency Presentations; Pain and Difficulty Opening and Closing the Mouth (50 min)
15. How to Approach the Oral Mass and Oral Tumors (50 min)