Paul Q. Mitchell, DVM, Diplomate AVDC
Dr. Paul Mitchell graduated with his DVM from Michigan State University in 1991. He worked in mixed animal and small animal private practice for five years before starting a residency in veterinary dentistry with Dr. Robert Wiggs at the Dallas Dental Service Animal Clinic. He became a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College in 1999 and has served as the chair of the AVDC exam committee. He is the author of Small Animal Dentistry; Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002 and has spoken nationally and internationally. He has worked for Veterinary Centers of America in their specialty referral hospital in Boston and as their national veterinary dental educator for seven years, giving numerous lectures and wet labs on veterinary dentistry. He joined the Zoetis Veterinary Specialty Team in 2006. Dr. Mitchell received the PAH Veterinary Specialty Team Lead Dog Award for 2008 and is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the American Veterinary Dental College as the President-elect. He received the AVDC Peter Emily Service Award in 2012.