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.


When the client objects to anesthesia for their pet

Reassure the client and get to yes on a veterinary dental procedure with tips from this script.

Beyond brushing pets' teeth

Adapting to what veterinary clients will put up with.

How to sharpen dental elevators with a smile

Technician specialist Mary Berg is back to share another tip on veterinary dentistry.

A hot take on veterinary technicians' salaries

This VTS sees a positive trend in wages.