Kirsten Hailstone has recently credentialed with the American Veterinary Dental College under the mentorship of Dr David Clarke BVSc, Dipl. AVDC, FAVD,MANZCVS Bvms, Bsc. She works at Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre amongst a passionate group of specialists and residents seeing referral dental cases including orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, oromaxillofacial surgery and endodontics.
She currently sits on the Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia and has served as the delegate to the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council.
After graduation from Murdoch University she worked as a small animal practitioner in both Gawler and Chandlers Hill in South Australia for 10 years. Following this she was a small animal practitioner and practice owner in Mount Barker South Australia for 17 years.
Over the last last 18 months she has worked for both AAERC in Adelaide and ARH in Sydney seeing referral dental case and is now based predominantly in South Australia. She has a keen passion for teaching and runs personalised laboratory sessions and lectures for veterinary practices on an individual basis as well as lecturing and working in private practice.