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Certification Director, Past President 2012-2019, Museum Curator

Carl Mitz, EDPA/C


Carl Mitz has over 25 years in Equine Dentistry and is a third-generation horseman. He has held State Racing Licenses in Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Arkansas, and Florida to provide dental maintenance to racehorses. One of his most well-known accomplishments is his research and development of equine dental instruments and techniques for horses of all sizes and purposes. Carl was certified in 1992 by the IAEDT and certified in Advanced Dentistry in 2002 by the IAED. He is a past president of the IAEDT and IAED. He has been published in 2 Veterinary Manuals- Equine Dentistry: A Practical Guide by Pat Pence DVM and The Manual of Equine Dentistry by Tom Allen DVM. He has also been an associate, consultant, and volunteer for many organizations, universities, and registries to promote the need for qualified dental providers to ensure the betterment and health of the horse. In 2011, he was appointed to the Advisory Committee of the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.