Dental Radiology: a guide to radiographic interpretation | Centre for Veterinary Education

Dental Radiology: a guide to radiographic interpretation

Dental radiography has become an important tool for diagnosing oral diseases in companion animals.

However, the interpretation of these radiographs can be frankly, confusing. This podcast will offer a beginners’ guide to interpreting these radiographs and diagnosing oral disease, including differentiating between normal, variations on normal and true oral pathology.  This will lead to more clinical confidence when dealing with dental cases.

Learning Outcomes

Following this podcast, you will be able to:

  • Obtain skills in interpreting dental radiographs
  • Use these new skills to confidently diagnose more oral pathology and to offer more predictable treatment outcomes for your patients
  • Increase your dental caseload and thus lift practice profitability.

Course Delivery

This PodcastPLUS comes with:

  • Access to a pre-recorded video podcast
  • A discussion forum for conversation, debate and information exchange with your peers and tutor
  • Access to further reading and/or resources 
  • A self-assessed multiple choice quiz to qualify for CPD
  • An electronic certificate available for download upon successful completion of the quiz.


Thursday 28 February 2019
Delivered Online


BVSc BDSc MANZCVS (Small Animal Surgery, 1992; Dentistry, 1993)

Tony graduated in 1978, from the University of Melbourne with a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science. He worked as a vet for 16 years. He returned to complete in 1998, a bachelor’s degree in Dental Science, graduating dux of his year. He has extensive experience in all aspects of general dentistry with an interest in dental implants and root canal treatment. Tony has lectured all over the world, for the past 20 years, in all aspects of Veterinary Dentistry. He has also convened hundreds of hands-on practical workshops. He has authored chapters in Veterinary Dental books, as well as published a number of articles in peer reviewed journals.  He continues to work with our four legged friends, as a guest lecturer in Veterinary Dentistry at James Cook University, Townsville and consultant at North Coast Veterinary Specialists and Referral Centre.

Course Fees

Member TypePodcastPlus
*Members include: Practice, Professional, Part-time, Recent Graduate, Academic and Student members