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Equine Dentistry

A compilation of a wide range of topics discussed by world-renowned experts in the field of equine dentistry.

The new edition of this popular resource represents a total revision of previous content and provides the reader with state-of-the-art knowledge of the field. Comprehensive and definitive, Equine Dentistry third edition retains the successful approach of extensive illustration and step-by-step guidance through oral and dental procedures. In addition, it includes many new figures, expanded text sections in key areas and brings to the team two new editors of international repute. Many new contributions from international experts are combined in this text to promote not only the care of horses in regards to oral and dental health but also the education of veterinary professionals in this rapidly developing area.

Hardbound, 424 Pages

Published: September 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-2980-6


  • SECTION 1: Introduction

    1. Equine dental evolution: perspective from the fossil record

    2. The history of equine dentistry

    3. Bits, bridles and accessories

    4. The business of equine dentistry

    SECTION 2: Morphology

    5. Dental anatomy

    6. Dental physiology

    7. Aging

    SECTION 3: Dental disease and pathology

    8. Disorders of development and eruption of the teeth and developmental

    craniofacial abnormalities

    9. Head and dental trauma

    10. Equine dental pathology

    11. Oral and dental tumors

    SECTION 4: Diagnosis

    12. Dental and oral examination

    13. Dental imaging

    Computed tomography

    14. Ancillary diagnostic techniques

    15. Dental restraint and anesthesia

    16. Equine dental equipment, supplies and instrumentation

    17. Corrective dental procedures

    18. Geriatric dentistry

    19. Basic equine orthodontics and maxillofacial surgery

    20. Exodontia

    21. Dental materials

    22. Endodontic therapy

    23. The temporomandibular joint




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