Christopher Snyder, DVM, DAVDC, Clinical Associate ProfessorFounding Fellow, AVDC Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

christopher.snyder@wisc.edu

Department of Surgical Sciences
Office: 3172

Christopher Snyder, DVM, DAVDC, Clinical Associate Professor

Founding Fellow, AVDC Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Titles and Education

  1. 2018- Founding Fellow, AVDC Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  2. 2009 - Diplomate,  American Veterinary Dental College

  3. 2005-2008 - The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine - Residency in Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery

  4. 2004-2005 - Veterinary Specialists of Rochester, Rochester, NY - Rotating Medicine and Surgery Small Animal Internship

  5. 2000-2004 - The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

  6. 1996-2000 - Providence College, Providence, RI - BS, Biology

Research

Methods for optimization of regional anesthetic techniques for dentistry and oral surgery procedures

Modifying dentistry laboratory learning environments to optomize student learning 

Characterization of mandibular fractures and identyfing noninvasive fracture repair techniques

Responsibilities

Primary responsiblities include clincial service, teaching of veterinary students and residents and pursuing research that advances the practice of veterinary dentistry and oral surgery.

Clinical Interests

-maxillofacial trauma and reconstruction

-oral and maxillofacial surgery

-improving teaching methods in veterinary dental education

-improving regional anesthetic techniques for dental and maxillofacial procedures

 

Graduate Training

AOVET Faculty

Recent Publications

  1. * denotes resident or student

    denotes corresponding author

  2. Scherer E,* Snyder CJ,† Malberg J,* Rigby B*, Hetzel S, Waller K.  Volumetric assessment using computed tomography of canine and first molar roots in dogs of varying weight. J Vet Dent. 2018;35(2):131-137.

  3. Lothamer C,* Anderson A,* Hetzel SJ, Adrian AI,*Snyder CJ, Goldschmidt S*, Soukup JW†.  Apical microleakage in root canals obturated with 2 different endodontic sealer systems in canine teeth of dogs.  J Vet Dent. 2017;34(2):86-9.

  4. Thomson AE,* Young KM, Lygo-Baker S, Lothamer C, Snyder CJ†. Evaluation of perceived technical skill development by students during instruction in dental extractions in different laboratory settings – a pilot study.  J Vet Med Edu.  Accepted Nov 2017  
  5. Scherer E,* Hetzel S, Snyder CJ.  Assessment of mandibular first molar fracture pattern characteristics in 29 dogs. J Vet Dent.  Accepted Oct 2017.

  6. Ozawa O,* Mans C, Miller JL, Snyder CJ, Fazio C. Cleft palate in a chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera). J Exotic Pet Medicine.  Accepted Sept 2017

  7. Snyder LBC†, Snyder CJ, Hetzel S. The duration for effect of buprenorphine added to a bupivacaine infraorbital regional nerve block on the minimum alveolar concentration of isoflurane in dogs using a model for acute surgical pain associated with dental procedures. J Vet Dent.  2016;33(2):90-96 

  8. Goudie-DeAngelis EM*†,Snyder CJ, Raffe MR, David FH.  A pilot study comparing the accuracy of two approaches to the inferior alveolar nerve block in canine cadavers. Intern J Appl Res Vet Med. 2016;14(1):49-58

  9. Snyder CJ†, Bleedorn JA, Soukup JW.  Successful treatment of mandibular nonunion with cortical allograft and titanium miniplates in a dog.  J Vet Dent. 2016;33(3):160-169

  10. Snyder CJ,† Soukup JW, Drees R, Tabone T.  Caudal mandibular bone height and buccal cortical bone thickness measured by computed tomography in healthy dogs.   Vet Surg. 2016;45(1):21-29.

  11. Soukup JW,† Snyder CJ.  Transmylohyoid orotracheal intubation in surgical management of canine maxillofacial fractures; an alternative to pharyngostomy endotracheal intubation. Vet Surg 2015;44(4):432-6

  12. Soukup JW,† Snyder CJ.  Transmylohyoid orotracheal intubation in surgical management of canine maxillofacial fractures; an alternative to pharyngostomy endotracheal intubation. Vet Surg 2015;44(4):432-6

  13. Soukup JW,† Drees R, Koenig LJ, Snyder CJ,Hetzel S, Miles CR*, Schwarz T.  Comparison of the diagnostic quality of the canine maxillary dentoalveolar structures obtained by cone beam computed tomography and 64-multidetector computed tomography.  J Vet Dent 2015;32(2):80-6.  

  14. Lothamer C,* Snyder CJ,† Mans C, Soukup JW, Hartup BK. Treatment and stabilization of beak symphyseal separation using interfragmentary wiring and provisional bis-acryl composite. J Vet Dent 2014;31(4):255-262. 

  15. Soukup JW, Snyder CJ.† Traumatic dentoalveolar and maxillofacial injuries in cats, overview of diagnosis and treatment. J Feline Med Surg 2014;16(11):915-927

  16. Mulherin BL,* Snyder CJ,† Soukup JW, Hetzel S. Retrospective evaluation of canine and feline maxillomandibular trauma cases; comparison of lunar cycle and seasonality with non-maxillomandibular traumatic injuries (2003-2012). Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 2014;27(3):198-203.  
  17. Duke FD,* Snyder CJ,†Bentley E, Dubielzig RR.  Ocular trauma originating from within the oral cavity; clinical relevance and histologic findings of 10 cases (2003-2013). J Vet Dent. 2014;31(4):245-248. 

  18. Mulherin BL,* Snyder CJ,† Soukup JW,  Hetzel S. Retrospective evaluation of canineandfeline maxillomandibular trauma cases; a comparison of signalmen with non-maxillomandibular traumatic injuries (2003-2012). Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 2014;27(3):192-197. 

     

  19. Ellenberger SB,* Snyder CJ†. Bilateral extracapsular soft tissue ossification affecting range of temporomandibular joint motion in an Airedale terrier. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2013;49(2):115-121.  
  20. Soukup JW, Mulherin, BL*, Snyder, CJ:  Prevalence and nature of dentoalveolar injuries among patients with maxillofacial fractures.   J Small Anim Pract. 2013;54(1):9-14.   
  21. Snyder CJ, Snyder LBC: Effect of mepivacaine in an infraorbital nerve block on minimum alveolar concentration of isoflurane in clinically normal anesthetized dogs undergoing a modified form of dental dolorimetry. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013;242(2):199-204.  
  22. Tannenbaum J, Arzi B, Reiter AM, Peralta S, Snyder CJ,Lommer MJ, Harvey CE, Soukup JW, Verstraete FJ.†  The case against the current use of dental implants in dogs and cats.  J Am Vet Med Assoc 2013;243(12):1680-1685.

  23. Rice CA,* Snyder CJ, Soukup JW. Use of an autogenous cortical graft in combination with guided tissue regeneration for treatment of an infra bony defect.   J Vet Dent 2012;29(3);166-171.
  24. Mulherin BL,* Snyder CJ,† Soukup JW: Veterinary dentist at work: an alternative symphyseal wiring technique. J Vet Dent 2012;29(3):176-184.