Dentistry

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Equine Dentistry: Beyond the Basics

December 22, 2014

High-tech equipment and techniques are helping veterinarians provide better equine dental care.... Read More

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BEVA Issues Statement on Equine Dental Procedures

November 09, 2014

The organization issued a statement clarifying the regulations on equine dental procedures in Great Britain.... Read More

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How Much Does it Cost to Rescue a Horse?

November 05, 2014

A law enforcement officer and a horse rescuer reveal what's behind rescuing and rehabilitating a neglected equid.... Read More

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What You Need to Know About Your Horse's Teeth

September 13, 2014

Owners often report that their horses relax and perform better after corrective dental procedures.... Read More

Nursing foals acquire essential "good" bacteria for proper hindgut fermentation through their mares' udder and milk.

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Young Horse Digestive Health

September 08, 2014

Understanding how your growing foal's digestive system works can help you recognize and avoid potential problems. ... Read More

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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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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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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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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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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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Year by Year, Tooth by Tooth

December 03, 2013

There are many elements that must remain within a normal range in order for a horse's mouth to stay healthy.... Read More

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Connecticut Non-Veterinarian Tooth Floater Faces Charges

November 22, 2013

A Connecticut woman is facing charges for allegedly practicing veterinary medicine without a license.... Read More

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Equine Dentist Chris Brown Dies at 68

July 18, 2013

Brownwon won a New York appellate court decision granting lay dentists the right to practice in the state.... Read More

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EQStable App by Zoetis Available on the Apple App Store

May 29, 2013

With the EQStable app owners can centralize pertinent horse health information on their phone.... 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

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Back to Basics: Equine Dental Terminology and Anatomy

March 14, 2013

Having a basic understanding of dental anatomy and terminology can help owners comprehend this complex topic.... Read More

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UC Davis Expands Equine Dentistry Service

March 04, 2013

The UC Davis Equine Medicine and Dentistry Service is now able to offer more advanced techniques.... Read More

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What Does Your Horse's Stool Say?

March 01, 2013

Your horse's fecal production and appearance can be an indicator of good or poor health.... Read More

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Missouri Court Denies Lay Equine Dentist's Appeal

February 25, 2013

A non-veterinarian dentist lost a bid to overturn a court ruling prohibiting her from floating teeth for pay.... Read More

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Thinking Through Cheek Tooth Extraction Complications (AAEP 2012)

January 25, 2013

Planning for potential dental extraction complications is essential to a successful procedure.... Read More

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Equine Dentistry Focus of Jan. KENA Meeting

January 04, 2013

Jack Easley, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP, will present on equine dentistry at the networking meeting.... Read More

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The Horse: Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012

December 31, 2012

We've taken a few minutes to tally our most popular blog posts of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More

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Illinois, Wisconsin Extensions to host Horse Health Workshop, Feb. 9

December 19, 2012

Horse owners are invited to a full day equine educational program focused on keeping your horse healthy. ... Read More