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Good Feeding Strategies for Your Dentally Challenged Horse

by Flossie Sellers

April 18, 2017 18:42

Learn about the 5 feeding strategies that will help keep your dentally challenged horse healthy and content and why special treatment is often necessary, …

Using a Veterinarian Versus a Non-Veterinarian Equine Dentist

by Jennifer M. Keeler

April 19, 2017 10:49

With the growing demand for horse dental care, non-veterinary technicians are practicing in different areas of the country. Read to learn about criteria for " …

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 …

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Equine Dentist Laws by State

Flossie Sellers

Equine Dentist Laws by State

by Flossie Sellers

April 6, 2017 13:55

Requirements for equine dentists and technicians vary from state to state. Learn the requirements in your state …

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 Abscesses in Horses

EquiMed Staff

Dental Abscesses in Horses

by EquiMed Staff

April 7, 2017 10:49

Horses do not usually develop cavities in their teeth. Instead, dental infections usually begin at the root of the tooth and are often preceded by gum infection …

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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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