Equine Dentistry

Edited by

  • Jack Easley, DVM, MS, DABVP (Equine), Practitioner, Shelbyville, KY
  • Padraic Dixon, MVB, PhD, MRCVS, Professor of Equine Surgery, Division of Veterinary Clinical Science, University of Edinburgh, UK Professor of Equine Surgery
  • James Schumacher, DVM, MS, MRCVS, Dip ACVS, Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, USA

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.

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Book information

  • Published: September 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2980-6

Table of Contents

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