Description

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.

Key Features

  • Complete and comprehensive coverage
  • Fully referenced
  • Extensively illustrated with integrated color pictures, black and white photographs and line drawings
  • International team of contributors

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

Details

No. of pages:
513
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702037160
Print ISBN:
9780702027246

About the authors

Gordon Baker

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Head, Equine Medicine and Surgery, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Jack Easley

Affiliations and Expertise

Practitioner, Shelbyville, KY