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The Four Categories of Equine Dental Care

by EquiMed Staff

April 6, 2017 12:45

Unlike people, horses don't usually get cavities, but they do get tartar build up and periodontal diseases. Learn about the importance of regular floatings and …

Finding and Scheduling an Equine Dentist

by EquiMed Staff

April 6, 2017 12:50

An equine dentist is an important part of your horse's healthcare team. In most cases, your veterinarian will be trained to take care of dental issues, but if …

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Wolf Teeth in Horses

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Wolf Teeth in Horses

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

April 6, 2017 14:43

Although the mention of wolf teeth may bring visions of werewolf fangs, wolf teeth in horses are drastically different. Learn about these troublesome teeth and …

4 Top Reasons for Making Horse Dental Care a Priority

by EquiMed Staff

April 19, 2017 11:13

By the time a horse begins to loose weight, drop feed from the mouth while chewing, or show other signs of dental problems, any issues with the horse's mouth …

Dental Care Tip

Horses do not develop cavities in the crowns of their teeth as people do. They do frequently suffer from periodontal infections and abscessed teeth. Prevent painful/costly surgery by having your horses teeth check annually by your vet.

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Feeding the Toothless Horse

EquiMed Staff

Feeding the Toothless Horse

by EquiMed Staff

April 11, 2018 08:36

"When feeding a horse with no teeth or with very severe tooth damage, feed a slurry of complete pelleted feed and/or mashed alfalfa pellets, and add in some …

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/den(t)l/
adjective
  1. relating to the teeth.
  2. instruments of harm or danger to barns, fencing and occasionally unwary horse owners.

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