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Wednesday, February 16th 6:00—7:00pm

Brushing Up on the Basics: Home Dental Care for Pets

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Brushing Up on the Basics: Home Dental Care for Pets

February is National Pet Dental Health Month,​ which is a good reminder to stay on top of your pet’s oral health. This begs the question – what can dog and cat owners do at home to keep their pet’s teeth healthy? On February 16th, 2022, Dr. Jordan Ford, Resident Veterinarian in AMC’s Dentistry Service, discussed strategies for taking care of your pet’s teeth and reviewed the various pet dental products available, including their strengths and limitations.

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Dr. Jordan Ford

Jordan Ford, DVM
Resident Veterinarian in Dentistry

Dr. Jordan Ford was raised in West Virginia and earned his undergraduate degree in psychology from Harvard University. He worked for three years after graduation as a research coordinator at the New York State Psychiatric Institute’s Anxiety Disorders Clinic but ultimately decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. After obtaining his doctorate from Cornell University, Dr. Ford completed a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center. He is now honored to be the AMC’s first formal resident in dentistry and oral surgery. The AMC’s Dentistry Service remains the only such specialty service in New York City, and Dr. Ford is excited to support the department in continuing to set the standard for veterinary oral healthcare.

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