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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 …

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 " …

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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 …

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

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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