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An equine dental veterinarian, also known as an equine dentist or horse dentist, has the knowledge, experience and equipment to prevent pain and offer horse owners the peace of mind that comes from working with professionals.
Dental disease causes pain and suffering for many horses. It is very common, and often left untreated or incorrectly treated, due to a lack of understanding, poor equipment and limited training in this field.
This site helps you to find equine dental vets in your area. All veterinarians undergo extensive training in providing animal health care, and the vets listed on this site have all completed recognised further training specifically in equine dentistry. There is range of levels and experience ranging from fundamental principles to higher levels of professional qualification. Use this site to learn more about equine dental care (horse dentistry) and to select an equine dental vet.
Or browse our articles from vets about caring for your horse, how to choose a good service provider, things you need to know to ensure your horse is healthy and happy.
Un vétérinaire dentaire équin, aussi connu comme un dentiste équin ou à cheval dentiste, possède les connaissances, l'expérience et l'équipement pour prévenir la douleur et offrir aux propriétaires de chevaux de la paix de l'esprit qui vient de travailler avec des professionnels.
Les maladies dentaires provoque des douleurs et des souffrances pour de nombreux chevaux. Il est très fréquent, et souvent non traitée ou mal traitée, en raison d'un manque de compréhension, un mauvais équipement et une formation limitée dans ce domaine.
Ce site vous aide à trouver les dentistes équins dans votre région. Tous les vétérinaires reçoivent une formation poussée dans la fourniture de soins de santé animale, et les vétérinaires figurant sur ce site ont tous reconnu achevé une formation spécifiquement en dentisterie équine. Qualifications varient dans les niveaux et l'expérience allant de principes fondamentaux à des niveaux plus élevés de qualification professionnelle. Utilisez ce site pour en apprendre davantage sur les soins dentaires équin (cheval dentisterie) et pour sélectionner votre prochaine dentiste de cheval.
Ou parcourez nos articles des vétérinaires sur les soins pour votre cheval, comment choisir un bon fournisseur de services et de choses que vous devez savoir pour vous assurer que votre cheval est en bonne santé et heureux.
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A quality equine dental vet will easily meet the following criteria. These are the questions you should ask any person treating your horses.
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Heart disease in horses can cause poor performance since it is directly related to the ability of the heart to pump blood loaded with oxygen around the body. If the pumping ability is reduced, then the body does not get enough oxygen and poor performance occurs. From mild forms that may result in poor performance to severe disease, collapse or even death, heart disease in horses is more common than...
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‘Pulling a tooth’ is a term that needs to change. If you’ve been around horses, chances are you will at some point hear someone say ‘my horse had to have a tooth pulled out’ or some similar comment.
To understand why other than baby or diseased teeth cannot be ‘pulled’, you need to understand the very unique characteristics of horse teeth which Dr Shannon Lee explains in this article.
The foot abscess is a common cause of lameness and a circumstance that many horse owners will encounter at some point in time.
In this article, veterinary podiatrist Dr Luke Wells-Smith describes how they happen, the clinical signs, different types of foot infections and areas that they can affect, as well as detailing the current treatment and management strategies.
When should my horse have his first dental exam?
It’s a common enough question in the horse industry and, while many people will actually offer an opinion, they may not have taken the time to become well informed.
In this article, Equine Dental Vet Dr Shannon Lee answers this question and explains why, when it comes to dental care, you need to monitor, care for and manage your young horses from a...
The horse has an extraordinary heart, capable of pumping 30 to 40 litres per minute at rest and up to 250 litres per minute around the body during peak exercise. However, like all things, this magnificent piece of engineering can fail.
Heart disease can cause poor performance since it is directly related to the ability of the heart to pump blood loaded with oxygen around the body. If the...
Horses are elite athletes and peak performance demands an optimally functioning respiratory system.
The respiratory tract delivers oxygen to the cells for cellular respiration and energy production, and excretes carbon dioxide, the waste product.
In this article, Dr Deryck Tan, from Valley Equine Veterinary Centre gives an overview of the anatomy of the respiratory tract and the most common respiratory conditions that compromise its optimum performance
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