Board Certified Veterinary DentistsTM are veterinary professionals with expertise in the field of veterinary dentistry. This means that these veterinarians have completed a rigorous educational journey, starting with a four-year degree in veterinary medicine. After completing their undergraduate studies, they then begin their residency program in veterinary dentistry through the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC). In order to become board-certified, these vet dentists have many training and examination requirements that must be fulfilled through the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC). Their training is crucial in identifying and repairing dental problems for cats and dogs.