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Sedation For Equine Dental Work Keeps Vets Safe

Often when a horse has dental work done, he is sedated before the procedure begins, whether hand floats or power tools are used. The use of sedation is important to keep the veterinarian and the horse safe. A thorough dental exam includes the looking at the entire oral cavity: the inner and outer surfaces of […]

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Open Wide: New Endoscope Gives Horses A Better Dental Exam

To remain healthy, horses need to have their teeth “floated” at least once a year. During this dental process, sharp edges are removed so that the horse is able to graze and chew comfortably. To perform dental floats well, a veterinarian must use a tool to hold the horse’s mouth open, and use a headlamp […]

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