Dentistry

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Getting to Know EOTRH

April 23, 2015

This painful dental disease is often seen in older horses and can have severe consequences. Here's what to watch for.... Read More

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Spring Health Preparations

March 31, 2015

Check all these tasks off your list as you transition your horse into spring riding season.... Read More

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Four Ways to Help Keep Your Horse Healthy

February 15, 2015

A wellness plan is a proactive approach in caring for your horse.... Read More

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Endoscopy for Equine Dental Exams

February 13, 2015

Oral endoscopy provides vets with a detailed, magnified view of dental and soft tissue structures in the horse's mouth.... Read More

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Nutrition as a Component of Equine Dental Care

February 08, 2015

The condition of your horse's teeth can have a big impact on how he's fed. Here's what to know.... Read More

The veterinarian should check the horse’s mouth for any issues or dental abnormalities. These can include evidence of tongue or cheek injury or missing or damaged teeth. This will also give your veterinarian a chance to verify the horse’s age.

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Equine Dental Exams in Five Easy Steps

February 07, 2015

Learn how a systematic approach can help practitioners identify minor dental issues before they become serious problems.... Read More

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Top Lameness and Surgery Studies of 2014

January 21, 2015

Studies covered stem cells, nerve blocks, respiratory issues, joint supplements, kissing spines treatments, and more.... Read More

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UT Veterinary College Offers Conference for Horse Owners

January 04, 2015

Lecture topics will include hoof care, nutrition, emergency care, dentistry, eye diseases, behavior, and more.... Read More

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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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5 Things You Need to Know: Senior Horse Dental Care

August 28, 2014

Dr. Dominic Dawson explains common old horse dental issues and makes recommendations for care.... 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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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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Spring Checkups for Seniors

March 03, 2014

Do your senior horses have regular wellness exams?... 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