CertEM(IntMed) CertES(SoftTissue) Dip.EVDC(Equine) BAEDT MRCVS
Chris has considerable experience in equine dentistry at all levels. He has post-graduate veterinary qualifications in internal medicine and soft tissue surgery and was the first vet in the UK to also qualify as an equine dental technician (EDT) in 2001. Chris sat the first full European Diploma of Equine Dentistry examination in 2014 making him an officially recognised Specialist with similar recognition from the RCVS. Chris has developed a wide referral client base for advanced and surgical equine dental conditions over many years, and a world-wide reputation for pioneering advanced techniques such as dental restorations.
Chris teaches, lectures and examines widely on equine dentistry in the UK and worldwide. Posts he has held include Chairman of the BEVA/BVDA examining committee for EDT exams, BEVA Council representative for equine dentistry for 7 years, Chairman of the BEVA Dental Working Party for political aspects relating to dentistry. In 2011, Chris was the winner of the coveted Pet Plan Vet of the Year Award, an achievement that the judges awarded in recognition of Chris’s work in equine dentistry and the benefits for equine welfare.
Chris is dedicated to advancing the science of equine dentistry and is particularly interested in novel restorative and preservative treatments. This has placed Chris at the forefront of equine dentistry worldwide. Chris is the founder of Equine Dental Clinic Ltd, Dorset, UK.