Equine Dentistry Clinic to be Hosted by Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital

January 14, 2011

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, located in Lexington, Ky., will host an equine dentistry clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Rood & Riddle Podiatry building. Horse owners are invited to schedule an appointment for their horse or ... Read More


Chronic Equine Weight Loss

January 01, 2011

A methodical evaluation of affected horses is more important than the lengthy list of possible diagnoses.... Read More


The Horse's Skeleton: Skull and Teeth

December 10, 2010

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Dentistry in Horses

December 02, 2010

Dr. Jack Easley discusses equine dentistry and common dental/tooth problems in horses.... Read More


Texas Judge Rules for Equine Dentists

November 11, 2010

A Texas judge sided with equine dentists in that state on Nov. 9 when she ruled that the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners violated state law when it changed its rules to allow only licensed veterinarians to perform dental procedures.... Read More


Horse Cribbing and Dentistry

June 01, 2010

It's important to stay on top of routine dentistry to help prevent more serious problems in the future. ... Read More


Oklahoma Equine Dentist Bill Becomes Law

April 19, 2010

A bill that allows individuals who are not licensed veterinarians to float horses' teeth if they meet state certification requirements became law in Oklahoma April 16, when Gov. Brad Henry signed HB 3202.

The measure also amends the Oklahoma Ve... Read More


Donkey Dies of Rabies in North Carolina

April 13, 2010

The Raleigh, N.C.-based News & Observer reported that a miniature donkey died of rabies last week on a Durham County goat farm... Read More


Controversial Ad Targets Oklahoma Equine Dentist Bill

March 31, 2010

A group of veterinarians in Oklahoma are hoping a controversial advertisement will convince state legislators to kill a bill that would allow horse owners and their employees to buy and administer veterinary prescription sedatives used in teeth... Read More


Oklahoma Equine Dentistry Bill Passes Senate

March 31, 2010

A measure that allows individuals who aren't licensed veterinarians to float horses' teeth if they meet state certification requirements passed the Oklahoma Senate today (March 31). HB 3202 also amends the Oklahoma Veterinary Practice Act to allow...... Read More


Horse Dentistry Bill in Oklahoma Gains House Approval

March 06, 2010

There is controversy across the United States about the practice of equine dentistry by lay persons versus licensed veterinarians. ... Read More


New Equine Dentist Bill before Oklahoma House

February 05, 2010

A bill that would protect non-veterinarian equine dentists in Oklahoma from criminal prosecution advanced yesterday when that state's House of Representatives' Agriculture and Rural Development Committee approved the measure.

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Removing Incisor Teeth in Horses, AAEP 2009

January 23, 2010

On occasion, certain dental problems in horses might call for removal of one or more permanent incisor teeth. A veterinarian experienced in equine dentistry can perform the necessary dental surgery to remove the tooth with the horse standing and... Read More


Western Bit Fitting

October 29, 2009

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Equine Dentistry

August 06, 2009

A hands-on demonstration of equine dental care, including basic teeth floating.... Read More


Aged Horse Health Screenings Recommended, ACVIM 2009

July 24, 2009

Lameness, weight loss, colic, and equine Cushing's syndrome are the four top reasons for euthanizing an older horse, said Catherine McGowan, BVSc, PhD, RCVS, European specialist in equine internal medicine, who presented research by Thomas... Read More


Equine Sinus Infection Treatment Balloons at WCVM

July 03, 2009

A few years ago, a magazine article describing a minimally-invasive treatment for people with chronic sinusitis caught the eye and imagination of Chris Bell, DVM. What if such a treatment could be adapted for use in horses?

Last... Read More


Customize Bits and Bridles to Minimize Oral Ulcers

June 01, 2009

"Oral ulcers and abrasions on the lips, cheeks, and tongue of horses are very common and are primarily caused by trauma," Wattle said. "For example, nose bands pressing against the horse's cheeks and badly fitting bits are both thought to be common... Read More


Equine Jaw Fracture Repair Aided by New Technology

May 28, 2009

Advances in screw and plate technology are leading to improved clinical and aesthetic results in the treatment of even the most complicated jaw fractures, according to Swiss researchers.

By using the new locking compression plate (LCP)... Read More


Oklahoma Equine Dentistry Bill Remains Controversial

May 23, 2009

Oklahomans who are not veterinarians will soon be able to float horses' teeth without risking felony charges, now that Gov. Brad Henry signed SB 452 into law on Thursday.

SB 452 strips an amendment to the state's Veterinary Practice Act of ... Read More


Oklahoma Legislators Back Lay Equine Dentists

May 15, 2009

Oklahoma legislators have approved a measure that allows individuals who are not veterinarians to float horses' teeth without risking felony charges.

SB 452 strips an amendment from the Oklahoma Veterinary Practice Act of 2008 that... Read More


Advanced Equine Dentistry Table Topic

April 23, 2009

Equine dentistry is a rapidly expanding field that encompasses a number of procedures. These include occlusal equilibration (how the teeth contact the opposite tooth surfaces), endodontics (the treatment of diseases of the tooth pulp),... Read More


Dentistry: A Look Inside

April 01, 2009

An educated horse owner should understand the basics of equine dentition and how the teeth affect health.... Read More



March 17, 2009

Equine authorities discussed digestion, pulpitis and other dentistry topics at the 2008 AAEP Convention.... Read More


Tooth Characteristics and Feed Digestibility

March 16, 2009

Think floating a horse's teeth improves his feed digestion? Think again, says one study. ... Read More