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Application of a bit in the horse's mouth can lead to unintended consequences. So, when fitting a bit we have to...
Canine Teeth (Bridle Teeth)
Shape and Function In common with many species, horses may have 4 teeth that are fundamentally different in shape and...
The Wave Mouth
Samantha Gunter and Peter Borgdorff
Introduction When we are referring to the contact between individual opposing teeth or groups of teeth, we use the word...
Teamwork with Veterinarians
Care for the Patient NEDP members are committed to achieve the best outcome for the horse when providing dental...
The Stabled Horse
A Compromise Having horses stabled for short or long periods inevitably leads to compromise. Just as we have issues...
The word sinusitis commonly refers to the presence of inflammation or infection in one or more of the paranasal sinuses...
Periodontal Disease in Horses
Introduction The teeth of the horse are held into their sockets by periodontal ligaments. These are microscopic fibrous...
When people find out that their horses’ teeth need to be filed, they cringe at the thought of it. We humans are...