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Does someone maintain your horse's teeth?

Yes, my veterinarian takes care of my horse's teeth
Yes, my veterinarian supervises the person who cares for my horse's teeth
Yes, I have a lay dentist who cares for my horse's teeth
Yes, I care for them myself

Total votes cast: 2000

Comments & Write-in Answers

My dentist is certified

11/5/2007 11:43:21 PM

We don't have any lay equine dentists in our area of the state

11/5/2007 9:47:49 PM

Float all at least annually.

11/5/2007 5:20:27 PM

The veterinarian I use is specializes in equine dentistry

11/5/2007 10:12:59 AM

every year thehorses teether are inspected for spurs and floated or teether are removed (wolf) if th

11/5/2007 7:54:46 AM

My dentist has been doing horse's teeth for 20 years (mine for 7) and I trust him

11/4/2007 10:33:55 PM

I use a certified equine dentist under the direction of my vet

11/4/2007 10:10:04 PM

Dentist spends more time and better care. Does not need to sedate like vet. Vet charges 2x as much.

11/4/2007 9:39:59 PM

An experienced lay dentist should be able to work without "supervision" by a DVM

11/4/2007 9:26:17 PM

I choose to use a "lay" dentist because it's all he's been doing every day of his life.

11/4/2007 8:09:02 PM

Nobody but someone who has been to school for teeth touches my animal's teeth.

11/4/2007 3:39:12 PM

My Veterinarian does yearly exams but my horses have never needed anything further.

11/4/2007 2:42:35 PM

My four-year-old Arabian filly would beg to differ if I tried doing it myself.

11/4/2007 1:38:12 PM

My 6 Vet practice would NEVER do it, They refer me to my Equnie Dentist.

11/4/2007 10:09:33 AM

most vets don't do enough teeth, my toothman has more experience than local vets

11/3/2007 10:36:47 PM

My horses teeth are taken care of Dr. Jim Smith, specializing in Equine Denistry.

11/3/2007 5:16:23 PM

I use a vet who is specialized in equine dentistry

11/3/2007 4:27:13 PM

I inspect & observe then my vet does the work

11/3/2007 3:37:52 PM

I consider maintenance of teeth one of the most important parts of horse care.

11/3/2007 12:36:10 PM

My vet is fantastic with equine dental care.

11/3/2007 12:35:18 PM

My "lay" dentist has fare more experience than a regular veterinarian!!!

11/3/2007 11:35:38 AM

vet that specializes in equine dental work

11/3/2007 10:13:19 AM

an educated horse dentist is better at floating than a vet who doesn't do just this on a dly basis

11/3/2007 2:50:44 AM

My lay dentist had to associated with a vet due to new Texas law. Same dentist/care, higher price

11/2/2007 10:02:40 PM

my local vet takes care of my mares teeth on a regular schedule.

11/2/2007 9:22:44 PM

My vet is licensed/qualifed to administered drugs/ & deal w/ complications, my horse not just teeth!

11/2/2007 9:09:55 PM

I use a marvelous vet who specializes in dentistry. He's great!

11/2/2007 8:50:54 PM

I have a teaching vet with his own practice take care of my horse's teeth.

11/2/2007 8:46:38 PM

She is certified & undergoes refresher training every 18 months. Wouldn't trade her for a vet.

11/2/2007 7:52:13 PM

I had an equine dentist caring for my horses and the ones I train until it was made "illegal" .

11/2/2007 7:18:38 PM

Dr Richard Bowman, Bowman, ND, does a great job as an equine dentist. Highly recommended by many peo

11/2/2007 7:03:15 PM

I have one horse that I would like to have done every 6 months but because of cost it's every 2yrs

11/2/2007 3:35:29 PM

vet is an equine dentist, best of both worlds

11/2/2007 3:23:34 PM

The denstist has gone to school for doing equine teeth. She is extremely talented.

11/2/2007 2:30:08 PM

my equine cert dentist carl mitz is better then the vet

11/2/2007 2:19:10 PM

My equine dentist specializes in minis and does a much better job than my vet can do!!

11/2/2007 1:53:16 PM

he has dental certification and only does dental in his practice.

11/2/2007 1:48:33 PM

My schools farrier also does teeth so he does all the horses once a year.

11/2/2007 1:09:31 PM

I asked my vet to take care of my horses teeth and he gave me the number of an equine dentist inste

11/2/2007 1:09:06 PM

floats once a year

11/2/2007 12:54:02 PM

i have a dentist that visits once a year

11/2/2007 12:37:52 PM

what's a "lay" dentist? someone who's not a vet?

11/2/2007 11:20:06 AM

I have them checked yearly and floated when neccessary

11/2/2007 11:04:43 AM

I have an equine dental vet who cares for my horse on an annual basis.

11/2/2007 8:59:27 AM

I wish I had someone. The last equine dentist came about 150 miles to do my horses teeth.

11/2/2007 8:00:14 AM

As a registered dental hygienist, I want the best educated person for my horse: an equine dentist.

11/2/2007 4:25:23 AM

certified Equine dentist comes every 9 mos. Vet is there to sedate and assist with motorized tools.

11/2/2007 3:22:25 AM

Dental exams occur once yearly for each of my three horses work performed by an equine dentist

11/2/2007 1:42:27 AM

equine dentist does ours yearly

11/2/2007 12:44:36 AM

only because my lay dentist got drummed out of business by the vets here in BC - lawsuits and all

11/1/2007 11:55:16 PM

A Master Equine Dentist does our horses 1 time a year. does a great job, no drugs no anger

11/1/2007 11:28:34 PM

Considering my Walker is 20 and likes to eat candy he's in great dental health.

11/1/2007 11:24:02 PM

But this needs to be done

11/1/2007 11:21:07 PM

They are seen at least once a year. Some more frequently.

11/1/2007 11:13:02 PM

My vet has extra dental education

11/1/2007 10:06:32 PM

My horses have a certified equine dentist who does their dental work yearly. He is a blessing.

11/1/2007 10:01:58 PM

Once a year we have all our horses ckecked by a equine dentist.

11/1/2007 8:52:44 PM

My horses' dentist is a veterinarian who specializes in equine dentistry

11/1/2007 8:36:20 PM

My vet uses electrical dental tools.

11/1/2007 8:25:02 PM

He does excellent work. Have used DVMs in the past with UNSATISFACTORY results.

11/1/2007 8:05:48 PM

Use a vet specializing in dentistry - not my regular or surgical vets

11/1/2007 7:28:36 PM

Carl Mitz - equine dentist - does my horses. He does a better job than a vet - no stress to horse.

11/1/2007 6:35:53 PM

all 9 horses are checked,floated once a year. A few, need floated twice a year, mostly our performan

11/1/2007 6:33:13 PM

longears float their own teeth- just show 'em the file and they open up! really.

11/1/2007 6:29:46 PM

My veterinarian has recomended a schooled equine dentist to care for my horses teeth.

11/1/2007 5:44:17 PM

With a little sedation to keep him calm (just like his mother!)

11/1/2007 5:18:26 PM

use certified equine dentist with vet there for sedation

11/1/2007 4:44:29 PM

A dental technician examines and cares for my mare's teeth twice a year

11/1/2007 4:15:55 PM

My equine dentist is also a licensed equine vet

11/1/2007 3:05:40 PM

Our equine dentist has decades of experience and I much better qualified than a vet!

11/1/2007 2:55:55 PM

The horse's entire health depends on the teeth. My dentist comes every 6 months.

11/1/2007 2:55:42 PM

If the horse's teeth are so bad that hand floats won't do job my vet works with an equine dentist.

11/1/2007 2:53:02 PM

not since I moved

11/1/2007 2:50:03 PM

I use both a equine dentist and I use my veterinarian for my horse's teeth.

11/1/2007 2:49:44 PM

i don`t trust the vets anymore they just have missed to much!!!!!!!

11/1/2007 2:48:18 PM

Why no category for a DVM dental specialist?? That's who does mine.

11/1/2007 2:47:46 PM

I just got my bill for our horse's float and sheath cleaning, $490! I'm a little floored.

11/1/2007 2:26:01 PM

the dentist is a vet who limits his practice to equine dentistry

11/1/2007 1:53:08 PM

Specialty DVM used just for dentistry

11/1/2007 1:13:42 PM

fortunatly our State allows non DVM to practice dentistry! And they are well booked!

11/1/2007 1:01:25 PM

I have a veterninarian that specializes ONLY in equine dental health

11/1/2007 12:51:22 PM

I have an Equine dentist take care of my horses teeth, he specializes only on the mouth of the horse

11/1/2007 12:18:47 PM

Regular floating, and care!! I also keep an eye on them as well.

11/1/2007 12:14:46 PM

we take our horses to a vet who specializes in dentistry and uses the most up to date tools.

11/1/2007 12:13:27 PM

i use a trained eq dental tech. he is better than my vet!

11/1/2007 12:00:24 PM

Vets around here use tranquilizers & power tools. My equine dentist is fantastic without either.

11/1/2007 11:23:52 AM

Absolutely part of my equine care routine, but in SW Missouri I know of many that don't

11/1/2007 10:34:04 AM

A Certified Equine Dentist cares for my horses teeth. Better than the vet - its a specialised field

11/1/2007 10:20:15 AM

My veterinarian checks and floats(as needed) the teeth of my 5 horses every 6 months

11/1/2007 10:16:33 AM

I don't trust my vet, my horse ended up with ulcers because of the vet checking him, I trust the lay

11/1/2007 10:05:03 AM

recently learned how important it is

11/1/2007 10:04:15 AM

I would only trust my horses teeth to a certified equine dentist!

11/1/2007 9:51:26 AM

Just removed his wolf teeth and float.

11/1/2007 9:39:41 AM

We have a very good dentist come once a year to work on everyone.

11/1/2007 9:21:52 AM

I have to insist for my vet to look at my horses teeth

11/1/2007 9:21:36 AM

I have a *great* equine dentist.

11/1/2007 8:38:57 AM

I have a separate vet who specializes in teeth and my horses are done yearly.

11/1/2007 8:37:32 AM

I have a certified equine dentist who checks my horses twice a year

11/1/2007 8:33:40 AM

A vet whi specializes in equine dentistry looks after my horse's teeth.

11/1/2007 7:37:58 AM

self taught, very experienced, excellent handling, very gentle, uses speculum for thorough job

11/1/2007 7:09:56 AM

My vet is also an equine dentist and checks and floats my horses' teeth yearly

11/1/2007 5:28:03 AM

Our two horses have their teeth checked every six months with regular floating and periodontal work.

11/1/2007 3:45:45 AM

Our equine dentist is USA qualified, there are no restrictions on practising eq dent in NZ

11/1/2007 3:07:31 AM

Actually I have an equine dentist on call in case my vet doesn't want to do something,ie; an extract

11/1/2007 1:12:06 AM

I use a vet who specializes in equine dentisty only.

11/1/2007 12:40:02 AM

My "lay dentist" is a equine dental specialist with far mopre experience than any vet

11/1/2007 12:17:27 AM

My dentist is a licensed vet but only does dentistry.

10/31/2007 11:57:54 PM

vet is an equine dentist

10/31/2007 11:49:26 PM

I have an additional vet who only does dentistry for my horses. Thanks!

10/31/2007 10:37:35 PM

equine dentist powerfloats as needed.

10/31/2007 10:29:53 PM

horses are healthy

10/31/2007 10:29:32 PM

ONLY a special equine dentist, my vet missed the impacted wolf teeth for 4 years.

10/31/2007 9:40:02 PM

in addition to using vet now, have used a lay person and a equine dentist

10/31/2007 7:52:41 PM

vet check once a year and deals with them if needed

10/31/2007 6:39:21 PM

I very strongly think everyone should have their horses teeth done yearly

10/31/2007 6:25:03 PM

I have an equine vet dentist take care of my horses' teeth

10/31/2007 5:35:02 PM

I use a CED. Much better than a vet with limited experience.

10/31/2007 5:22:08 PM

Horses need their teeth floated & taken care of to ensure proper eating

10/31/2007 4:33:45 PM

my vet checks and does simple floating. When more extensive work is required i take them to a clinic

10/31/2007 4:32:36 PM

I have a vet who specializes in equine dentistry

10/31/2007 4:03:46 PM

I use a qualified Equine Dental Technician

10/31/2007 3:35:10 PM

I also have a vet who is just doing dental work work on my show horses!

10/31/2007 3:16:11 PM

My Vet takes care of their teeth, I had an equine dentist but became uncomfortable with his methods.

10/31/2007 3:13:10 PM

I use an equine dentist/chiropractor once a year.

10/31/2007 2:59:17 PM

I have an equine veterinarian who specializes in equine dentistry

10/31/2007 2:56:06 PM

Jaw movement contributes so much to way of going and an animal's ability to perform.

10/31/2007 2:52:41 PM

My lay dentist also does my vets horses teeth.

10/31/2007 2:20:03 PM

we have our vet do yearly dental care

10/31/2007 1:42:20 PM

I have an equine dental specialist who cares for them routinely every year

10/31/2007 12:40:17 PM

Horse is a 29 yo Quarter Horse/Arab gelding.

10/31/2007 11:43:19 AM

Of course, if you don't care for your horses (dogs, kids) teeth, you shouldn't have them!

10/31/2007 11:00:42 AM

Altho I do most of it, I have my vet do the dental work when needed

10/31/2007 10:23:23 AM

My vet checks all my horses teeth once per yr.

10/31/2007 10:12:42 AM

He uses air driven tools and a mouth vise.

10/31/2007 9:52:42 AM

My equine dentist used to be a vet until he decided to specialize in dentristy.

10/31/2007 9:48:03 AM

I have tried Lay, Dental Specialists who are vets and I just keep going back to my regular vet-best

10/31/2007 9:33:53 AM

We use a dental vet specialist.

10/31/2007 9:24:32 AM

I have an equine dentist and veterinarian take care of my horses' teeth twice a year.

10/31/2007 9:21:42 AM

We use a professional Equine Dentist and he is awesome!

10/31/2007 9:18:38 AM

Does it by hand and does a better job thans vets power floating

10/31/2007 9:10:11 AM

My equine dentist's skill level far outranks any of the equine vets in the Houston area.

10/31/2007 8:57:30 AM

Not unless there is a problem. It is hard to find someone to work on teeth in my area.

10/31/2007 8:55:51 AM

Veterinarian supervision is a waste of time

10/31/2007 8:54:46 AM

Vet does a great job! Considered an Equine Dentist, but vet does excelent job!!

10/31/2007 8:38:29 AM

Certified dental tech, much better than an average vet.

10/31/2007 7:54:14 AM

I do plan to have a dental specialist examine my 16 yr. old horse's teeth this next month.

10/31/2007 7:50:04 AM

I have a dentist who is a vet.

10/31/2007 7:43:06 AM

my horse dentist is a different vet than my regular one

10/31/2007 7:36:19 AM

I have a 17 yr. old Arab that has to have his teeth floated every 6 months & a Morgan done yearly

10/31/2007 7:32:33 AM

my equine dentist is a veterinarian who does nothing but dental care

10/31/2007 7:12:55 AM

We have a vet that specializes in dentistry.

10/31/2007 6:11:32 AM

It is vital to her health

10/31/2007 5:32:39 AM

Regular visits make sure there is little or nothing to be done!

10/31/2007 4:50:03 AM

I always get the vet to do it, because i prefer her to be sedated

10/31/2007 4:34:14 AM

I use a DVM that practices dentristry and alternative medicines almost exclusively He is fantastic!

10/31/2007 2:03:47 AM

we need to save our Texas equine dentists with their years of training!!!

10/31/2007 12:36:33 AM

I used to have the local veterinarians do it, but they did horrible, incomplete work

10/31/2007 12:16:38 AM

I stick with my vet =)

10/31/2007 12:04:35 AM

I have a qualified horse dentist look after my horses teeth

10/30/2007 11:57:26 PM

My vet works exclusively with an equine dentist. They are a great team!

10/30/2007 11:38:26 PM

Most vets are not trained to do dentistry so they can either do a good job or really screw them up

10/30/2007 11:24:21 PM

I have an equine dentist.

10/30/2007 11:17:56 PM

Dentist is also a DVM

10/30/2007 11:06:45 PM

My equine dentist is also a vet.

10/30/2007 11:03:37 PM

I have a certified equine dentist that cares for my norse's teeth.

10/30/2007 10:57:06 PM

My vet IS my horse's dentist as she has a specialty in dental training

10/30/2007 10:53:48 PM

Equine Vet Specializing in dentistry

10/30/2007 10:44:06 PM

Dr. JD Norris does all my horses yearly, a complete work-up

10/30/2007 10:42:13 PM

My vet has studied equine dentistry.

10/30/2007 10:25:57 PM

If you are going to use a lay dentist get his creditials and check them out !

10/30/2007 10:23:48 PM

A person who has 30+ years experience in equine dentistry / teaching. Better than the local vets

10/30/2007 10:10:49 PM

I have a very well educated and experienced horse dentist. Vet if needed.

10/30/2007 10:08:33 PM

Our horses teeth are checked every 6 months and power floated if necessary

10/30/2007 10:04:03 PM

Had a lay person; my vet was angry about me using her

10/30/2007 9:59:05 PM

No sedation!

10/30/2007 9:57:52 PM

I wuold like to find an equine dentist in MN

10/30/2007 9:41:18 PM

Regular 6 monthly check ups by a registared equine dentist for both my 22yo horses.

10/30/2007 9:40:52 PM

I have a vet that specializes in horse dentistry look after my two horses.

10/30/2007 9:30:59 PM

The person is an equine dentist, California law requires a vet to be present and to give any tranqs.

10/30/2007 9:24:44 PM

My equine dentist is highly trained and educated. I trust her expertise in dental issues over my ve

10/30/2007 9:20:39 PM

I have a veterinarian specializing in equine dentistry do my horse's teeth once a year.

10/30/2007 9:15:30 PM

certified equine dentist. Better job than any vets here. More exprience, stamina and tools

10/30/2007 9:09:11 PM

My vet has also completed many hours of equine dentistry courses

10/30/2007 9:05:07 PM

With the horse market so bad, I can't afford to have someone come in and take care of their teeth.

10/30/2007 9:01:32 PM

Only my licensed vet is more qualified to work on my horses teeth then a "specialist".

10/30/2007 8:58:33 PM

Had equine dentists - thought they did too much. Now at equine hospital vet

10/30/2007 8:58:26 PM

I was happier with the lay dentist than any DVM that has worked on my horses teeth due to law change

10/30/2007 8:52:39 PM

the vet tech does the floating and the vet makes sure it is done correctly, tho I wonder......

10/30/2007 8:51:00 PM

I have all my horses done once a year.

10/30/2007 8:48:00 PM

We use a vet/dentist who comes from a distance and is not our regular vet

10/30/2007 8:43:42 PM

I have them checked and floated at least once a year

10/30/2007 8:42:32 PM

One of my Vets specializes in Dentistry - that's all he does.

10/30/2007 8:39:00 PM

this is not a lay person but a equine dentist well trained and versed in the care of equine teeth.

10/30/2007 8:30:30 PM

The newest equipment makes it easy on the horse. I think it is a BIG health consideration.

10/30/2007 8:25:09 PM

18 yrs at track nxt best thing to a vet

10/30/2007 8:23:12 PM

i have a certified equine dentist very knowledgeble

10/30/2007 8:17:59 PM

Miniature horses have uniqe problems. We need our 'lay' dentists badly, not vets.

10/30/2007 8:15:29 PM

There are floated annually and I prefer manual over power tools.

10/30/2007 8:15:21 PM

I have a great dentist who cares for my horses teeth, if they must be tranquelized my vet. does that

10/30/2007 8:10:10 PM

No Drugs and no devices in the horses mouth.

10/30/2007 8:01:48 PM

A DVM that only does equine dentistry travels to my area several times a year.

10/30/2007 7:58:54 PM

my Horses teeth are check every 6months by an Equine Dentist My oldest is 35 he has had 2 molars ext

10/30/2007 7:54:13 PM

Way too many people neglect their horse's teeth

10/30/2007 7:53:48 PM

My older mare (23 years) needs to have her teeth floated every year. It costs about $300.

10/30/2007 7:53:08 PM

I use a veterinarian who specializes in dentristy for my horse's dental work.

10/30/2007 7:40:22 PM

With age, 'power' floating became more necessary, but the results are very worth-it!

10/30/2007 7:37:59 PM

My vet takes care of teeth. Equine dentistry is very expensive--I used to use them.

10/30/2007 7:24:24 PM

Floating every six months (or as needed) on the young stock, and every year on the older horses.

10/30/2007 7:18:51 PM

My Horse Dentist does not need to anesthetise my horse. My horse is relaxed and calm thru the check

10/30/2007 7:15:23 PM

I might not in the future. My vet knows recomends him. Texas is suing him!

10/30/2007 7:14:54 PM

My vet paid for her husband to take a dental course. They, together, do a great job.

10/30/2007 7:05:50 PM

I have my horses teeth floated every 6 months by my vet.

10/30/2007 7:01:52 PM

The vet usually does it, but she moved out of state, so I had a lay person float their teeth this ye

10/30/2007 6:59:19 PM

I have my horses teeth done every year.

10/30/2007 6:49:32 PM

They are checked twice a year and floated as necessary.

10/30/2007 6:49:03 PM

I would call a dentist, but don't know anyone in my area.

10/30/2007 6:45:17 PM

every 2 years more if older

10/30/2007 6:44:10 PM

I have a professional equine dentist regularly

10/30/2007 6:42:25 PM

Weanlings & Yearlings get checked. Over 10 years get 6 mo checks. Works great!

10/30/2007 6:41:28 PM

My horses get dental care at least twice a year.

10/30/2007 6:38:49 PM

Lay dentists many times act illegally by sedating for themselves.What if the hit the carotid artery?

10/30/2007 6:36:20 PM

I use a dentist recommended by my vet - both are outstanding

10/30/2007 6:34:33 PM

Actually I use an Equine dentist that is a vet. He specializes in Equine dentistry.

10/30/2007 6:33:06 PM


10/30/2007 6:25:19 PM

I have an equine dentist. That is his job and that's all he does, and he's affordable, & VERY Good

10/30/2007 6:21:28 PM

My horse is seen annually by a veterinarian who specializes only in horse dentistry

10/30/2007 6:21:17 PM

I have a vet who specializes in dentistry.

10/30/2007 6:13:47 PM

equine dental practice is a scam It takes less time, is safer for all concerned and still costs 2x a

10/30/2007 6:01:06 PM

my horse peetee is 5 do you have tro pull thier theeth

10/30/2007 5:54:11 PM

an equine dentist comes to town once a year and is supervised by a local vet

10/30/2007 5:50:09 PM

Doc went for the extra training, and does a great job with power tools.

10/30/2007 5:45:56 PM

Performance Float maintained by Vet specializing in teeth

10/30/2007 5:44:04 PM

yes, about every month

10/30/2007 5:42:15 PM

My vet prefers to have an equine dentst work on her clients. She is along to anesthetise.

10/30/2007 5:41:20 PM

A very knowledgable equine dentist cares for the teeth of our 90+ miniature horses.

10/30/2007 5:41:03 PM

My dentist is accredited with the professional body, vet provides sedative shot

10/30/2007 5:32:09 PM

Her teeth are checked annually

10/30/2007 5:25:44 PM

Vet checks and, if needed, administers treatment yearly.

10/30/2007 5:18:53 PM

We use a veterinary dental specialist recommended by MSU. He's costly, but worth it!

10/30/2007 5:02:30 PM

Layperson tp float, Vet specialist for problems

10/30/2007 5:01:29 PM

I use a DVM who specializes in Equine Dentistry.

10/30/2007 4:57:52 PM

I work at a Vet's office...

10/30/2007 4:57:15 PM

Only when he starts chewin' funny!

10/30/2007 4:53:39 PM

my veterinarian is an equine dentist only.

10/30/2007 4:53:14 PM

A good Eq DVM doesnt need drugs just horse understanding

10/30/2007 4:52:39 PM

Two times per year

10/30/2007 4:51:14 PM

floated every 6-12 months, as needed

10/30/2007 4:44:28 PM

my vet has the newest equipment and looks at the teeth every 6 months and usually floats once a year

10/30/2007 4:42:03 PM

I was recommended to a horse denist by my vet.

10/30/2007 4:41:07 PM

everyone is floated every 2 years

10/30/2007 4:40:30 PM

We have an equine orthodontist. No power floats. No drugs. We used to power float. Never again.

10/30/2007 4:35:27 PM

I have the vet check once each year, usually in the fall.

10/30/2007 4:31:55 PM

not really a "lay" but a dentist does.

10/30/2007 4:26:46 PM

I can only imagine what it must feel like to TRY and eat with razors or roller coasters in my mouth.

10/30/2007 4:24:40 PM

I've used both a vet and a dentist - one used power tools the other used manual tools

10/30/2007 4:23:44 PM


10/30/2007 4:23:31 PM

I have an old pony approx 35, she has her teeth done every 9 months by an equine dental technician.

10/30/2007 4:17:46 PM

The veteninarian I use specialized in dentistry

10/30/2007 4:17:14 PM

In our very rural area, it is almost impossible to get good dental care for our horses.

10/30/2007 4:12:39 PM

my vet checks for sharp edges and any other problems, if there are sharp edges he will file them don

10/30/2007 4:11:18 PM

and he does a wonderful job $45/horse

10/30/2007 4:09:24 PM

I use a seprate vet who speiclizes in Dentistry.

10/30/2007 4:06:58 PM

We use a specialist, an equine dental veterinarian for annual dental care.

10/30/2007 4:05:56 PM

between our dentist , vet ,hoof care practitioner(yes, they are barefoot) and bodyworker

10/30/2007 4:04:05 PM

He has developed a sub-specialty in dentistry.

10/30/2007 3:59:32 PM

I have an equine dentist that checks my horse's teeth each year and does the necessary adjustments

10/30/2007 3:54:22 PM

My horse has equine dentistry (not rasping) every year - at 20 her teeth are in great condition

10/30/2007 3:49:36 PM

I have the best equine dentist in the world, Bert Lambert, a master from the Idaho school of equine

10/30/2007 3:49:22 PM

I use a certified Equine Dentist that has been to a special school for equine dentistry.

10/30/2007 3:44:49 PM

Our layperson and vet have no problems working on our horses, each with his own special dental knowl

10/30/2007 3:42:42 PM

My vet is a lienced equine dentist and does my hores teeth once every year

10/30/2007 3:38:16 PM

my vet specializes in teeth care.

10/30/2007 3:34:12 PM

Lay dentist & she is awesome, no sedation, calm horses and teeth that work. She visits once a year.

10/30/2007 3:31:50 PM

once a year if no problems

10/30/2007 3:27:45 PM

I pay extra mileage to bring in a Veterinarian who had formal specialty education in dentistry

10/30/2007 3:25:45 PM

Vet supervises only in that equine dentis is on his premises and vet sedates if needed.

10/30/2007 3:24:35 PM

holistic vet, hand floats; have you lay dentist in past

10/30/2007 3:22:49 PM

I have more faith in International Association of Equine Dentistry certified dentists than in anyVet

10/30/2007 3:21:31 PM

The dentist does it the old way- do not like the way Vet uses the newer mechanical float!!!

10/30/2007 3:19:31 PM

I have a veterinarian that specializes in equine dentistry that maintains all of my horses teeth!

10/30/2007 3:19:24 PM

We use a vet who specializes in equine dentistry. She inspects & treats the horses' teeth annually.

10/30/2007 3:16:15 PM

I use a vet who specializes in equine dentistry to care for my horses teeth.

10/30/2007 3:14:12 PM

Our vet is great about making sure it's necessary. Not all are done annually.

10/30/2007 3:12:34 PM

I have an equine dentist who works with my vet.

10/30/2007 3:11:28 PM

I use an equine dentist that brings a vet along to VERY slightly sedate, if needed.

10/30/2007 3:10:02 PM

Chenowyth Equine Denstistry does my horses.

10/30/2007 3:09:06 PM

Do not know if the VET is qualified to do this. Really wish we had a specialist in our area.

10/30/2007 3:07:30 PM

I use a vet that specializes in equine dentistry.

10/30/2007 3:05:13 PM

twice a year

10/30/2007 3:04:02 PM

My 28 year old thoroughbred gelding has his teeth floated twice a year.

10/30/2007 2:58:16 PM

Don't know what "lay" dentist is, but I don't go to a "doctor" for my own teeth, I go to a "dentist"

10/30/2007 2:58:02 PM

My Vet specializes in dentistry - and is lecturing in various places around the country.

10/30/2007 2:57:55 PM

I use a certified equine dentist

10/30/2007 2:55:15 PM

Yearly floating; equine dentist does extractions if needed

10/30/2007 2:54:14 PM

My horses eat corn and oats and RARELY need their teeth floated. No issues so far.

10/30/2007 2:53:12 PM

My Clydesdales hate to have their teeth floated (and I don't blame them!)

10/30/2007 2:50:40 PM


10/30/2007 2:49:16 PM

what is a "lay" dentist?

10/30/2007 2:48:45 PM

my "lay" dentist knows more about equine teeth than 99% of vets.

10/30/2007 2:48:18 PM

yes every 18 months, they go in to be floated and checked.

10/30/2007 2:48:07 PM

Once a year all our horses are checked by a horse dentist, sometimes twice a year, just depends

10/30/2007 2:45:57 PM

Annual Floats are done and 6 month floats on my Senior!! Critical to overall health!!!

10/30/2007 2:43:04 PM

I have a horse dentist care for my horses teeth

10/30/2007 2:42:32 PM

IUsed to do every 12/15 mos-now every 6 mos and it makes a huge difference across the board!

10/30/2007 2:41:34 PM

yes, I have an equine dentist.

10/30/2007 2:40:34 PM

Can no longer afford the master dentist

10/30/2007 2:39:15 PM

I have a vet specialist in Eq. dentistry come once or twice a year to do dental work.

10/30/2007 2:36:39 PM


10/30/2007 2:32:04 PM

He is certified and is wonderful

10/30/2007 2:23:08 PM

My horse's dentist is a vet specialized in dentistry. Also have another vet for everything else.

10/30/2007 12:24:39 PM

The person I use has more experience then any vet I have used. Most vets don't go far enough.

10/30/2007 11:31:52 AM

check every six months and float/care as needed

10/30/2007 10:17:37 AM