About Us

Dr. Brett Beckman, Board Certified Veterinary Dentist in Orlando & Atlanta

Dr. Brett Beckman is a board-certified veterinary dental specialist and offers live and online veterinary dentistry courses. He sees patients in Orlando & Atlanta.

A 1987 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University, he is past president of the American Veterinary Dental Society. Dr. Beckman is a Diplomate in the American Veterinary Dental College and the American Academy of Pain Management making him the only person in the world with these credentials. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in the field of veterinary dentistry, oral surgery, and pain management.

Dr. Beckman is a world renowned speaker and is the founder of the International Veterinary Dentistry Institute and the Veterinary Dental Practitioners Program.  The VDP Program provides training and assessment for veterinarians to qualify them to provide top-quality oral care for their patients. Through VDP program, veterinarians can now master the knowledge and skills required to be considered among the best general practices in the world in dentistry and oral surgery.

He and Lecia, his best friend and wife of 41 years, and their amazing 38-year-old daughter Lauren enjoy gardening, cooking, nature photography, hiking, fitness, and golf.


2004 – Candidate for the American Veterinary Medical Association/Delta Society national award for Veterinarian of the Year

2007 – Alumnus of the Year by the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

2010 – Honored by his peers and Pfizer Animal Health as the Fellow of the Year for the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry for his contribution to education in the field of veterinary dentistry.

2012 – Received the prestigious Miltex Award of Excellence in Veterinary Dentistry.

Original Publications Authored and Published in Peer Reviewed Journals :

Beckman, BW, Burns: Ocular Imaging: Techniques to Complement Survey Radiography Miss Vet J 1987 Feb:17-20.

Beckman BW, Legendre L: Regional Nerve Blocks for Oral Surgery in Companion Animals. Comp Cont Ed Prac Vet 2002 June; 24 (6):439-44.

Beckman BW, Pulp Canal Obliteration in a Dog, J of Vet Dent 2002 December 19 (4): 208-209

Beckman BW, Radicular Cyst of the Premaxilla in a Dog, J of Vet Dent 2003 December 20 (4):213-217

Beckman BW, Mandibular Incisor Apically Repositioned Flap in the Dog, J of Vet Dent 2003 December 20 (4):245-249

Beckman, BW Engine Driven Rotary Instrumentation for Endodontic Therapy in a Cat. J Vet Dent. 2004 June 21(2):88-92.

Beckman BW Treatment of An Infrabony Pocket Adjacent to the Mandibular Right First Molar of an American Eskimo Dog, J of Vet Dent, 2004 September 21 (3): 159-163

Beckman, BW Lateral Sliding Pedicle Flap for Gingival Cleft at the Maxillary Canine Tooth J Vet Dent, December 2005 22(4): 282-285

Beckman, BW Mandibular Incisor Apically Repositioned Flap in the Dog, Step By Step Compendium, American Veterinary Dental Society, 2005, 60-64

Beckman, BW Pain Management for Oral Surgery in Dogs and Cats J Vet Dent, March 2006 23(1): 50-60.

Beckman B, Smith M. Interarcade Bonding for Non-Invasive Mandibular Fracture Repair In: J Vet Dent March. 2009; 26(1) 62-66.

Alternative extraction techniques in the dog and cat. Beckman B, Smith MM. J Vet Dent. 2011 Summer;28(2):134-8.

Repair of secondary cleft palate in the dog. Beckman B. J Vet Dent. 2011 Spring;28(1):58-62.