Dr. Cindy Charlier, DAVDC
Dr. Cindy Charlier brings more than 35 years of small animal practice and ownership experience to continuing education programs. She spent the first 19 years of her practice career as an owner of a 22 doctor, 3 hospital, AAHA small animal practice in the Chicago suburbs. Dr. Charlier is a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College and owned a dentistry and oral surgery referral practice for 13 years. She has been recognized by her peers as the recipient of the Peter Emily Outstanding Candidate Award and the Fellow of the Year Award. In 2017, Dr. Charlier was honored to receive the NAVC Small Animal Speaker of the Year Award.
In 2004, she founded VDENT (Veterinary Dental Education, Networking & Training) to educate the entire veterinary healthcare team about the importance of oral health and its impact on all of our patients. Since 2015, Dr. Charlier has devoted her time and energy pursuing her passion to raise the quality of oral healthcare pets receive by educating hospital teams internationally.