Dentistry

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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

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How Much Does a Horse Cost?

August 01, 2012

A look at what it really costs to own a horse besides the initial purchase price.... Read More

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Equine Oral Health Exams

April 01, 2012

Until recently, owners and vets considered equine dental floating the most important aspect of dental care. ... Read More

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Study: Dental Work Improves Feed Digestibility in Horses

November 18, 2011

Increased feed digestibility means greater conversion of feed to energy and--ideally--reduced feed bills.... Read More

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Dental Health and the Performance Horse

November 09, 2011

When an equine athlete's performance slumps, check the mouth, where numerous factors can cause problems.... Read More

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Developmental Dental Disorders in Horses

November 03, 2011

Some developmental disorders can be dangerous and performance-limiting if not treated promptly and properly.... Read More

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Keeping the Bitted Horse's Mouth Healthy

October 21, 2011

Studies offer conflicting information in regard to whether bit seating is beneficial to bitted horses.... Read More

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Managing Deciduous Teeth in Young Horses

October 19, 2011

Caring for deciduous teeth in young horses requires additional considerations from a veterinary standpoint.... Read More

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Dentistry Groups Ponder Equine Veterinary Dental College

October 16, 2011

International dental groups are considering developing an equine veterinary dental specialty college.... Read More

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Restorative Dentistry in Horses

October 13, 2011

Advancements in equine restorative dentistry are giving owners options when faced with some dental disorders.... Read More

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Dentistry in Horses

October 11, 2011

Horses' teeth are very different from humans, and they need special dental care at least annually.... Read More

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The Aging Horse

August 01, 2011

We'll explore how the horse's body systems age and what to look out for in your equine senior citizen.... Read More

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Blue Plate Special: Senior Horse Nutrition

August 01, 2011

Develop your senior horse's diet with geriatric conditions and challenges in mind.... Read More

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Texas Lawmakers Pass Equine Dentistry Bill

June 08, 2011

Texas lawmakers have passed legislation that defines the role of nonveterinarian equine dentists in that state... Read More

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Horse Drops Feed

May 02, 2011

My horse has an unusual problem. A dentist has worked on him, but he still drops his oats while trying to eat them. Now he is being fed pellets. I do not know if grazing is a problem for him, but he did drop in weight during the winter. ... Read More

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20 Things Your Horse's Teeth are Telling You

March 01, 2011

Brush up on your equine oral health knowledge with these facts about dental anatomy, issues, and exams.... Read More

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Mouth Injuries in Horses

March 01, 2011

Mouth injuries can happen in any horse, whether during elite competition or in our own stables and pastures. ... Read More

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Wolf Teeth in Horses

March 01, 2011

The term "wolf teeth" is a commonly used, but poorly understood, part of the horse owner's vocabulary.... Read More

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Equine Dental Care

February 24, 2011

If your horse has dental problems, he might not be getting the proper nutrition. ... Read More

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Joint Issues in Horses (AAEP 2010)

February 07, 2011

Summary of presentations on joint issues in horses from the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners.... Read More

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Advanced Veterinary Dentistry Equine Fellowship Table Topic (AAEP 2010)

February 04, 2011

The process of becoming an Equine Fellow in the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry was covered at the 2010 AAEP. ... Read More