Featured Speakers

Below are some of the world renowned speakers that presented at the 2019 forum, Utrecht.

Academic & Professional

Bachelor of  Science with Honours from Simon Fraser University, BC, Canada 1980 DVM, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, 1984.

Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, 1993.

Diplomate American Veterinary Dental College, 1995.

President of Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, 1997-1999.

Diplomate European Veterinary Dental College,1998.

AVD-Hill’s Research and Education Award 2005

Member of the European exam committee 2008-2013

Secretary of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry 2015-2017

President of the World Veterinary Dental Congress 2015-2017


After running a mobile referral practice in British Columbia for several years, Dr. Legendre now works at West Coast Veterinary Dental Services Ltd. This is a dental referral center where another boarded dentist and two residents also work. He has published several articles in Canadian Vet Journal, J Vet Dentistry, Compendium of CE for the Veterinarian and chapters in veterinary books such as “Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats” and Veterinary Clinics of North America. He enjoys teaching both for universities and at conferences around the world. His areas of interests are orthodontics and maxillofacial reconstruction techniques.

Added to the regular day to day work, he teaches yearly 15 to 20 week end courses in North America, courses at the European Vet Dental School in Halmstad, Sweden; lectures at the Veterinary Dental Forum and the European Congress of Veterinary Dentistry. Moreover, he tries to present lectures at one or two international meeting, such as WVC, WVDC, WSAVA, NAVC, yearly. He is also a reviewer for the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry, the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery and the Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine