Equine Dentistry

By

  • Gordon Baker, BVSc, PhD, MRCVS, DiplACVS, Professor and Head, Equine Medicine and Surgery, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • Jack Easley, DVM, MS, DABVP (Equine), Practitioner, Shelbyville, KY

This comprehensive and definitive resource on equine dentistry has been completely updated to include the latest advances in morphology, dental disease and pathology, diagnosis of dental disorders, and equine dental techniques.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2004
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2724-6


Table of Contents

1. Equine dental evolution: perspective from the fossil record
2. Bits, bridles and accessories
SECTION 1: MORPHOLOGY
3. Dental anatomy
4. Dental physiology
5. Ageing
SECTION 2: DENTAL DISEASE AND PATHOLOGY
6. Abnormalities of development and eruption
7. The management of oral trauma
8. Dental trauma
9. Equine dental pathology
10. Abnormalities of wear and periodontal disease
11. Dental decay and endodontic disease
12. Oral and dental tumors
SECTION 3: DIAGNOSIS
13. Dental and oral examination
14. Dental imaging
SECTION 4: TREATMENT
15. Equine dental equipment, supplies and instrumentation
16. Corrective dental procedures
17. Basic equine orthodontics
18. Exodontia:
Part 1: Equine tooth removal
Part 2: Surgical extraction of equine molars and premolars (cheek teeth)
19. Endodontic therapy
20. Dental materials in veterinary dentistry
21. Mandibular and maxillary fracture osteosynthesis
Appendix
Glossary
Index