Debra Nossaman, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC

Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry
Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College

Dr. Debra Nossaman & Sunshine Dr. Debra Nossaman is Board Certified in Veterinary Dentistry, a veterinary dental specialist and veterinary dentist, a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College, a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry and co-founder of Dallas Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery, Inc. She opened her first hospital in the Phoenix AZ area in 1987. A love for animals and a degree in biology led Dr. Nossaman to a very fulfilling career in veterinary medicine.

"Animals give us so much and ask only for love. I thoroughly enjoy helping others keep their pets healthy!"

Dr. Nossaman was born in the Midwest but moved to Phoenix as a small child with her family. She attended Arizona State University and received her Bachelor's Degree in Bio-Agriculture. She continued her veterinary education at the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

Following veterinary school, she completed a preceptorship in surgery with Jack Henry, DVM, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Nossaman entered an Alternative Pathway Dental Training Program at Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists, along with Chris J. Visser, DVM, DAVDC; Curt R. Coffman, DVM, DAVDC; and Glenn Brigden, DVM, DAVDC. Dr. Nossaman completed a Vet-Stem Regenerative Medicine and Orthopedic Credentialing course. Dr. Nossaman completed the requirements and examination to become a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, as well as the requirements and examination to become a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College - the highest level of veterinary dentistry training in the United States.

As of 2014, there are only 140 Diplomates of the American Veterinary Dental College, i.e. Veterinary Dental Specialist and Veterinary Dentist!

American Veterinary Dental CollegeDr. Nossaman is a member of the American Veterinary Dental College, Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Dental Society, the American Animal Hospital Association and the Arizona Veterinary Medical Association. She also is a member of the Arizona Academy of Veterinary Practice, the Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights, the Veterinary Surgical Laser Society, a Veterinary Partner of The Phoenix Zoo, the Phoenix Zoo Animal Welfare Committee, the Phoenix Zoo Pet Memorial Fund and the Scottsdale/Paradise Valley Dental Study Club (Human Dentistry).

As a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College, Dr. Nossaman is often invited to speak on a variety of veterinary dental topics. She has been invited to speaking engagements by the Veterinary Dental Forum, Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association, Tarrant County Veterinary Medical Association, North Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Arizona Veterinary Medical Association, Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists, the Veterinary Healthcare Team of Arizona and the Veterinary Technician Education Courses to name just a few.

Dr. Nossaman is married to Tony Nossaman. Tony is her business partner and Chief of Business Operations at Dallas Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery. Dr. Nossaman is also the proud parent of two adult children, Colin and Erin, and five grandchildren, Carson, Dayton, Fallon, Tia and Hazel. Their home is filled with pets; two dogs, Riley and CeCe, four cats, Ginnie, Bobby, Larry and Louie; and a horse named Natasha (Baby Horse). Dressage, running (having completed several marathons) and gardening are among her many hobbies.

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Dentistry Professional Presentations by Dr. Nossaman

Veterinary Dental Forum 2017

The 31st Annual Veterinary Dental Forum will be held in Nashville, TN, 14-17 Sep 2017.

Referring veterinarians and others, visit Veterinary Dental Forum for excellent continuing education opportunities for the entire staff. Feel free to contact Dallas Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery for assistance on selecting appropriate classes for you and your staff.

Don't miss THE premier event for veterinary dentistry.

See you in Nashville!

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Sep 2014 - Topics to be determined for lecture and wetlab
Southwest Veterinary Symposium, Fort Worth, TX

Oct 2013 - Dentistry Compliance for the General Practice You are the Patient Advocate
27th Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, New Orleans, LA

Veterinary Dental Forum 2012Oct 2013 - Orthodontics: Inclined Plane Lab
Co-instructor with William R. Gengler, DVM, DAVDC, 27th Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, New Orleans, LA

May 2013 - Exodontia: How to stay in the frying pan and out of the fire & Complex Oral Surgery Cases
Co-instructor with William R. Gengler, DVM, DAVDC, Tarrant County Veterinary Medical Association, Fort Worth, TX

Apr 2013 - Complex Oral Surgery Cases and Extraction Lab
Co-instructor with William R. Gengler, DVM, DAVDC, Patterson Veterinary Dental, Southlake, TX

Jan 2013 - Take the Bite Out of Malocclusion & Double Your Dental Revenue by Being Your Patients Oral Health Care Advocate
Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association, Dallas, TX

Veterinary Dental Forum 2011Jan 2012 - Malocclusion:  Diagnosis and Treatment and Increasing Dental Compliance You are the Patient Advocate
Northeast Texas Veterinary Medical Association, Sulphur Springs, TX

Sep 2010 - Malocclusion:  Diagnosis and Treatment
24th Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, San Antonio, TX

Sep 2010 - Dentistry Compliance for the General Practice You are the Patient Advocate
24th Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, San Antonio, TX

Veterinary Dental Forum 2010Sep 2010 - Endodontics Lab III – Light Speed Rotary Endodontics
Lab Assistant to Bob Boyd, DVM, DAVDC and Donald Ross, DVM, DAVDC, 24th Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, San Antonio, TX

Sep 2010 - Restorative Lab II - Crown Preparation
Lab Assistant to Chris Visser, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, 24th Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, San Antonio, TX

Oct 2009 - Increasing Dental Compliance
23rd Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, Scottsdale, AZ

veterinary dental forum 2009Oct 2009 - Periodontal Disease Diagnosis, Treatment and Homecare
23rd Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, Scottsdale, AZ

Jun 2009 - Bite Evaluation and Malocclusion
Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists, Scottsdale, AZ

May 2009 - Veterinary Dentistry and Dental Radiography for the Medical Team
Co-Speaker with Curt Coffman, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, Veterinarian Team Education Courses (VTEC), Sponsor: Virbac, Scottsdale, AZ

Nov 2008 - Veterinary Dentistry and Dental Radiography for the Medical Team
Co-Speaker with Curt Coffman, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, Veterinarian Team Education Courses (VTEC), Scottsdale, AZ

Veterinary Dental Forum 2008Sep 2008 - Restorative: Crown Preparation
Lab Assistant to Chris Visser, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, 22nd Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, Jacksonville, FL

Jun 2008 - Dental Radiology
Arizona Veterinary Healthcare Team, The Phoenix Zoo, Phoenix, AZ

May 2008 - Veterinary Dentistry and Dental Radiography for the Medical Team
Co-Speaker with Curt Coffman, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, Veterinarian Team Education Courses (VTEC), Sponsor: Virbac, Ft Myers, FL

Feb 2008 - Bite Evaluation
Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists, Scottsdale, AZ

Dec 2008 - Bite Evaluation and Malocclusion
Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists, Scottsdale, AZ

VDF 2007Oct 2007 - Restorative: Crown Preparation
Lab Assistant to Chris Visser, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC and Paul Mitchell, DVM, DAVDC, 21st Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, Minneapolis, MN

Oct 2007 - Dental Radiology I and II
Lab Assistant to Steve Holmstrom, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, 21st Annual Veterinary Dental Forum, Minneapolis, MN

Sep 2007 - Pet Oral Healthcare
Anasazi Animal Clinic, Inc., Gilbert, AZ

Feb 2007 - Periodontal Disease
Sponsor: Pfizer Animal Health, Scottsdale, AZ

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Dr. Nossaman & ModieCurriculum Vitae

Debra A. Nossaman, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC
Dallas Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery
2320 W. Southlake Blvd. Suite 2
Southlake, TX  76092
Debra.Nossaman@DallasVeterinaryDentistry.com
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