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Aging a Horse by Its Teeth

EquiMed Staff

Aging a Horse by Its Teeth

by EquiMed Staff

April 26, 2017 16:41

It is not an old-wives tale that a horse's age can be told by checking its teeth. Learn the different stages a horse's teeth go through and how the Galvayne's …

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 …

Common Equine Dental Problems and How To Avoid Them

by Katie Navarra

April 19, 2017 11:03

Learn how changes in the ways domestic horses are fed affects their mouths and teeth and what you can do to prevent devastating dental problems …

Power Floating Your Horse's Teeth - Using Power Wisely

by Jennifer M. Keeler

April 19, 2017 11:09

Learn about changes in dental practices by equine dentists and veterinarians who now care for your horse's teeth with less risk, less pain, and more comfort …

Dental Care Tip

Don't confuse wolf teeth with canine teeth in the horse. The wolf teeth are small vestigial pre-molars, normally located on the top jaw just in front of the molars. These are commonly removed in the young horse as they are thought to interfere with the bit.

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Dental Care for Older Horses

Heather Smith Thomas

Dental Care for Older Horses

by Heather Smith Thomas

February 1, 2019 09:18

Most dental problems in older horses involve teeth wearing out, uneven wear, or just the fact that the teeth are missing. This article provides the horse owner …

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adjective
  1. relating to the teeth.
  2. instruments of harm or danger to barns, fencing and occasionally unwary horse owners.

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