Chris has considerable experience at all levels of equine dentistry. Chris was the first veterinary surgeon to pass the BEVA/BVDA equine dental technicians exam in 1990, has RCVS certificates in internal medicine and soft tissue surgery, and in 2014 passed the first full examination for the new European Diploma of Equine Dentistry making him a European Veterinary Specialist as well as being recognized by the RCVS as a specialist. Chris lectures, teaches and examines regularly at courses and conferences around the world. In 2012 Chris set up a 100% equine dental referral practice providing visiting and clinic based referral services throughout the UK and parts of Europe. Chris has a particular interest and wide experience in novel minimally invasive, restorative and preservative therapies.