This is periodontal disease, it is the No.1 disease affecting horses Have the horses you care about had a checkup ? www.EquineDentalVets.com
This tooth is doomed, can you see why? Choosing the right professional carries many benefits. www.EquineDentalVets.com Find help today
The importance we place on a detailed oral exam ... really can’t be over stressed. That’s because Big things can be easily missed
Bot fly or Gastrophilus intestinalis are something many horse owners have seen. You’ve seen those sticky eggs stuck to a horses legs, and perhaps frustrated yourself trying to remove them. There is a good reason you should try to remove them, these eggs 🥚 end up inside your horses mouth where they hatch as larva ( maggots ) and migrate into the gums to mature. This is what you can see in this photo series. When the come out they leave behind deep bacteria laden bleeding pockets that are an ongoing issue for the horse. Worming your horse will not prevent this as the larva are protected inside the gums.
The five densities of X-ray, if you have visited your own dentist then it’s likely you’ve been made aware of the important role dental X-rays play in caring for your teeth. Well just like you, your horse benefits in the same way, as dental X-rays greatly assist the equine dental vet in diagnosing dental disease, planning dental surgeries, and checking the progress of certain treatments. To learn more about dental X-rays 🦷 why not visit us on the web at www.EquineDentalVets.com where you will find information, articles, videos, contact details for equine dental veterinarians and much more.
It’s important to understand that horses teeth are all different and that they change as the horse ages. As they are complex 3 dimensional structures, when they are diseased and need to be removed, that removal can also be complex. Your Equine Dental Veterinarian will often use tools such as X-ray to examine the teeth closely as part of planning a tooth removal.
Take a look, give this some thought. What do you see?
The evolution of the horse is very interesting Here we have 2 teeth from 2 mares. Both mares 4 years old, both needing the same tooth removed. One is a Clydesdale mare weighing 580kg the other is a 55kg miniature. Think about it!
Gum disease isn’t hard to find, it’s common, it’s painful But more importantly it’s treatable. Speak your equine dental vet about gum disease ( periodontal disease ) to find out what can be done to help your horses live a pain free life. www.EquineDentalVets.com
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Sometimes what might seem obvious to some, takes a little while to sink in for others... please share this is you agree. There's more information available on a wide variety of dental topics at www.EquineDentalVets.com
These pictures show a cheek teeth leaking pus into a horses mouth. This is the only sign of a problem and is not that easy to see. Diagnosing dental disease, even serious disease isn't always that easy. That's why it pays to seek the right advice. Getting the help you need means not only will your horse be happier, but also that you will be better informed about dusts going on. Visit www.EquineDentalVets.com for further information or to make a booking
As you can SEE a detailed LOOK during each and EVERY dental exam is CRITICAL. Need help finding someone who knows where to LOOK? Why not visit www.EDV.vet or www.EquineDentalVets.com and find help
A very common problem are you sure that your horses don't have it? www.Edv.vet
Www.equinedentalvets.com/articles read the latest including Dr Mike Pownalls article on the costs of providing an equine veterinary service https://m.box.com/shared_item/https%3A%2F%2Fapp.box.com%2Fs%2F2ctfmkajsjza1icpmhk4z3vnumi8esf2
Dental charts in pretty much any language...
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For horses, tumours in and around the mouth are perhaps more common than you might imagine. Finding , diagnosing and in some cases treating these tumours, requires a skilled veterinary team. www.EquineDentalVets.com
It's pretty cool what your Equine Dental Vet can find, see and do to help you and your horses.. www.EquineDentalVets.com
Coming out soon is a fantastic article from Dr Mike Pownall explaining the costs behind vet care. You can read all about it in Horses and People magazine or watch the video at www.EDVTv.com Soon
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