Is Sedation Necessary?

Today's "state of the art" equine dentistry requires sedation to safely and effectively perform the in-depth, complete examination of the teeth and oral cavity and the treatments necessary for maximum…

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Some Indications of Equine Dental Problems

Some symptoms that can alert you to dental problems in your horse are: loss of feed from the mouth while eating slowness of eating head tossing with or without contact …

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Preventic colic

Colic is a word that strikes fear into the heart of any horse owner. And rightly so, as it remains the number one killer of horses today. Virtually any horse…

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Equine Dentistry - Some Basic Anatomy and Physiology

Horse's teeth are known as hypsodont teeth - which means they have long crowns. These long crowns continue to be worn down, with the horse chewing approximately 60 chews per…

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Ear Mites

One of the most poorly understood and managed conditions in horses is itching of the head, ears and mane.  You will hear a zillion so-called cures for these conditions, which means that no one treatment fixes all itches and it continues to be an extremely frustrating problem for horse owners.

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Dentistry for Old Horses

One of the most rewarding and challenging parts of being an equine dental practitioner is being able to work on the mouths of geriatric horses, ie over 20 years old. These old timers are still poking around the farm for any one of a number of reasons - mostly positive. I love hearing the stories of what these horses have done and how they've contributed to happiness in so many peoples lives...

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