Mary L. Berg, BS, RVT, RLATG, VTS (dentistry)
Mary L. Berg, BS, RVT, RLATG, VTS(Dentistry) is a Charter member of the Academy of Veterinary Dental Technicians and received her Veterinary Technician Specialty in Dentistry in June 2006. Mary is currently serving as the treasurer of the AVDT and the American Society of Veterinary Dentistry. She is the past president of the KVTA and a member at large of the NAVTA board. Mary worked in research for more than 22 years, specializing in products aimed at improving oral health of companion animals. She was the practice manager and dental technician specialist at Gentle Care Animal Hospital in Lawrence, Kansas, for more than seven years and is currently the president of Beyond the Crown Veterinary Education, a veterinary dental consulting service. She and her husband Doug live on a farm near Lawrence, Kansas, with a menagerie of animals.
FIRSTLINE - Sep 29, 2016
Veterinary practices are turning to dentistry as a way to replace lost spay and neuter revenue and encourage regular visits. Here’s how to get started.
FIRSTLINE - Apr 11, 2016
It's easy to attack pooch plaque at home.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 08, 2016
Use these hacks to protect that valuable and easily damaged sensor on your veterinary digital dental X-ray machine.
FIRSTLINE - Feb 12, 2016
"Blah, blah, blah … $$$$$$$$$." Is this what clients hear when you present your treatment plan? Use these pro tips to cut through the sticker shock and focus on the high-quality care you offer.
FIRSTLINE - Feb 09, 2016
Terminate damages to that all-important, sensitive—and expensive—sensor and avoid a judgment day around your veterinary clinic. Bonus: Safety tips to protect your most valuable asset—yourself!
FIRSTLINE - Dec 09, 2015
Rhonda the receptionist dodges and weaves around a client’s questions about the preanesthetic consent form and gives confusing information. Special Guest Star Mary Berg, BS, RVT, RLATG, VTS (dentistry).
FIRSTLINE - Oct 14, 2015
Are you ready for the 12-year-old Yorkie that needs 24 teeth extracted? There’s no cookie-cutter approach in veterinary medicine! Here’s help.
FIRSTLINE - Jul 16, 2015
Bridge the gap in your dental knowledge and brush up on this amalgam of mystery dental instruments. Then brace yourself to make a great impression during the next dental appointment.
FIRSTLINE - May 05, 2015
When you see the pet owner, don't forget your role in dentistry. From kennel attendant to veterinarian, everyone can keep an eye on pets' oral health.
FIRSTLINE - Mar 05, 2015
Instead of reaching for that spring-loaded mouth gag, use these easy steps to make your own gentler gag.
FIRSTLINE - Feb 12, 2015
Instead of reaching for that spring-loaded mouth gag, use these easy steps make your own gentler gag.
FIRSTLINE - Feb 11, 2015
Why you should trade your spring-loaded mouth gag for a gentler solution—especially for cats.
FIRSTLINE - Nov 30, 2011
Hit these points when checking the choppers.
CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS - Aug 01, 2011
In the previous lecture, the importance of being able to identify periodontal indices was discussed as well as the importance of correctly recording that pathology on dental charts.