Dental Problems

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Poll Recap: Dental Care Costs

July 29, 2014

Of the 868 respondents, 359 (41%) said their annual dental care costs vary depending on their horses' needs. ... Read More

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Researchers Link Red Complex Bacteria, EOTRH

July 29, 2014

The presence of red complex bacteria could be a red flag for impending tooth reabsorption, researchers say.... Read More

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Slobbering in Horses

July 18, 2014

Excess slobber in your horse can mean a variety of things beyond slaframine toxicity from clover.... Read More

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Does Your Horse Need a Dentist?

June 24, 2014

Find out why you should make regular dental checkups part of your horse's scheduled maintenance.... Read More

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What are 'Wolf Teeth' in Horses?

May 22, 2014

Find out what wolf teeth are and why you need to be on the lookout for them in young horses. (0:01:35)... Read More

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What Kind of Dental Care Do Young Horses Need?

May 22, 2014

Dr. Earl Gaughan explains the attention a young horse's teeth need. (0:01:24) ... Read More

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Treats for Toothless Seniors

May 20, 2014

What are your senior horse's favorite treats?... Read More

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Equine Life Stages: Young Horses

May 11, 2014

Learn more about getting young horses started off right in life. ... Read More

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Young Horse Management

May 09, 2014

Use this cheat sheet to make sure your young horse--neonate to yearling--is getting the care she needs.... Read More

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An Ounce of Prevention

May 06, 2014

What preventive methods do you use to keep your senior horses healthy and happy?... Read More

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Youngsters Don't Have it Easy

April 29, 2014

Give your young horse, age 1 to 3 years, a strong start with information from this in-depth special report.... Read More

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10 Equine Dentistry Resources on TheHorse.com

February 24, 2014

February is the American Veterinary Medical Association's national pet dental health month.... Read More

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Equine Colic Risk Factors

January 31, 2014

Certain management factors might affect the likelihood of colic episodes.... Read More

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Caring for Miniature Horses

January 31, 2014

Dr. Erin Denney-Jones provides general information about caring for Miniature Horses. ... Read More

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Researchers Identify EOTRH Risk Factors

January 19, 2014

EOTRH is a painful, recently identified condition that primarily affects horses' incisors and canine teeth.... Read More

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Tips for Maintaining Aged Horses' Health

January 15, 2014

Find out how to ensure your senior horses stay healthy all through their golden years.... Read More

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Horse Head Tossing and Teeth

December 30, 2013

What would cause my mare to throw her head up repeatedly when she is ridden?... Read More

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Maintaining Ideal Body Condition in Athletic Horses

October 19, 2013

Here's what to consider if your athletic horse isn't maintaining ideal body weight and condition.... Read More

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Open Wide!

August 05, 2013

How frequently are your senior horses' teeth examined and floated?... Read More

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Signs of Dental Discomfort

July 29, 2013

Can a rider or owner tell if a horse is having dental issues?... Read More

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Equine Dental Care

June 13, 2013

Get your questions answered and learn about the latest advances in horse dental care in this live event.... Read More

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Senior Horse Care Strategies

June 01, 2013

Aging for horses means strength and flexibility diminish, as well as they body's ability to handle infection.... Read More

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5 Things You Need to Know: Senior Horse Dental Care

May 09, 2013

Dr. Dominic Dawson explains common old horse dental issues and makes recommendations for care.... Read More

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What to Consider Before Tooth Removal in Horses (AAEP 2012)

April 01, 2013

Before extracting a horse's tooth, owners and veterinarians must consider a number of important factors.... Read More

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Handling Equine Oral Tooth Extraction Failures (AAEP 2012)

March 22, 2013

Tooth extractions don't always go as planned, so practitioners must be ready for potential complications.... Read More