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About the webinar

Periodontal disease is one of the most commonly reported health issues affecting dogs today1. Dental homecare remains one of the most important tools in our toolkit to help manage this ever growing problem, but what are the science and secrets behind using these tools effectively? This webinar will focus on important factors to consider in order to provide the best ongoing management to your patients. At the conclusion of this session, you will:

  • know the science behind oral homecare and the importance of ongoing management
  • know how to choose the most effective methods of oral homecare and discuss with clients
  • be equipped with tips and tricks on how to best communicate with clients regarding oral homecare
You will be able to join the live webinar directly from this page.

When is it?

Note: This webinar is being recorded. If you are unable to attend the live lecture, a link to the recording will be shared with you a few days following the lecture.


Dr Chris Tan

BVSc BSc(Vet) PhD FANZCVS Diplomate ECVS(Small Animal Surgery)

Chris Tan graduated from the University of Sydney before spending 8 years as a general practice vet in Australia and the UK.

He returned to the University of Sydney to undertake his surgical residency, after which he remained, to complete a PhD in veterinary surgery and to then become a lecturer in small animal surgery.

Although Chris enjoys all aspects of surgery, he has particular interests in veterinary orthopaedics. Outside of the surgical theatre, he is also passionate about education. Chris plays an important role in teaching both veterinary and human medical students at the University of Sydney and the University of NSW, respectively. In addition, he is a board member of AOVET, a nonprofit organisation which aims to advance the practice of veterinary surgery to improve patient outcomes.

Outside of work, Chris loves to spend time with his family, and a cat named Zara.

Live Webinars

This webinar starts at 12:00 AEST
on July 23, 2024.

1 Structured CE Credit

Race Approval Pending

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Dr Philip Judge

BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Clin Stud MACVSc (Vet. Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs)
Philip graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 1992, and spent 7 years in small animal practice before undertaking a 3-year residency in veterinary emergency and critical care at the University of Melbourne in 1998.

Following his residency, Philip worked for nearly 6 years at the Animal Emergency Centre in Melbourne, becoming the Senior Veterinarian at the centre in 2004. In 2006, Philip undertook a 1-year surgical externship before moving to Townsville to take up the position of Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care at JCU.
Philip is also co-founder, and director of Vet Education Pty Ltd ( – one of Australia’s leading providers of online continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary nurses.

Philip has published numerous manuals and guides concerning emergency medicine, including a CRI manual, haematology and biochemistry interpretation guide, emergency anaesthesia guide, and a ventilation therapy manual for small animals, in addition to being published in peer reviewed literature.

Philip’s key interests in veterinary science include respiratory emergencies, ventilation therapy, envenomations and toxicology.