10 Signs Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam
There are subtle clinical signs that can alert a horse owner about a dental or mouth problem, so it's important to be on the lookout for these and schedule routine dental exams.
Maintain Your Horse's Well-Being through a Healthy Mouth
Though most people think dentistry is primarily concerned with the teeth and mouth, it also includes the associated structures of the head – for instance the sinuses – and the effect of dental diseases on the health of the rest of the body.
Is It Possible To Age Horses Accurately?
Aging horses by their incisor teeth is as much an art as a science. Traditional indicators of age such as eruption date, "cups," Galvayne's groove, hooks, and shape of the table surface of the lower central incisors often result in wide age estimates.
Trust Your Horse's Dental Care to an Equine Veterinarian
Routine examination by an experienced, licensed veterinarian will help detect dental disease and other health problems early - before they threaten the well-being of your horse.
Understanding Your Horse's Teeth
From the basics of incisors and cheek teeth to the effect of abnormal chewing patterns, learn about the unique dental structure of the horse.