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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.

Only trust registered and trained equine dental vet professionals! All our members are qualified professional veterinarians.

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Here at EquineDentalVets.com we are passionate about the best care for your horse when it come to horse dentists.

Dr Shannon Lee - EDV representative

Bits and Bitting

One tip: flip the lip! This video presents helpful advice for bit selection and making sure your horse is bitted properly.


First Aid for Your Horse

Dr Olivia James of Brindabella Equine Mobile Veterinary Services shares top tips about being prepared to give first aid for your horse in case of an accident.

Laminitis in Horses

Dr Luke Wells-Smith from the Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre in Muswellbrook, NSW Australia introduces this video on laminitis, what causes it, how it can be treated and what you should look out for in your horse.

EOTRH

Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hypercementosis, or EOTRH, is a form of periodontal disease and shares similarities with diseases found in cats and people that cause oral resorption of dental tissues. Unfortunately, it is quite a common disease and there is currently no cure, although treatment to manage the condition does exist.

Worms and Parasites in Horses

Dr Suzanne Polak from Canberra Equine Hospital discusses worms and parasites in horses.

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Flip the Lip! Bits and bitting demystified

Flip the Lip! Bits and bitting demystified

As a specialist equine dental veterinarian I know horse’s mouths well, and over the years I have identified some simple, common mistakes and problems that affect many horses and riders. I've also discovered that sharing this information with horse riders has invariably had a positive response. As a result I’ve helped many horses and riders solve bitting issues and move-on from the frustration, the expense and the headaches allowing them...

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The Whole Tooth

The Whole Tooth

Proper regular dental care is important for all horses, regardless of age size or use - just like it is in humans. As well a making for a happier, healthier horse, the benefits provided by proper dental care include being able to maximise the FCR or Feed Conversion Ratio.

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EOTRH

EOTRH

As well as a being quite a mouthful, Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hypercementosis (better known as EOTRH), is a form of periodontal disease causing the destruction of dental tissues that lead to weakness, tooth fracture, pain and infection.

Back in 2007, Dr Shannon Lee from Advanced Equine Dentistry, diagnosed the first cases in Australia. Here he explains about what is a common yet poorly understood progressive disease that, at present, has...

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Dental Care Impacts On Stallion Fertility

Dental Care Impacts On Stallion Fertility

From minatures to draft breeds, working stallions require dental examinations and dental care to identify and treat dental disease. Serious dental disease in stallions can present in a range of different ways from no outward sign at all, through to serious weight loss, bad breath and performance issues when ridden. Hard working and performance stallions need to be able comfortably consume enough feed to maintain optimum condition through the breeding...

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