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DENTISTRY

 

Potential signs and consequences of poor dental health include:

  • Dropping of food (quidding)

  • Halitosis (bad breath)

  • Reduced appetite

  • Weight loss

  • Bit resistance

  • Facial swelling

  • Tossing of the head

  • Poor performance

  • Colic

  • Choke

  • Sinusitis (infection in the sinus resulting from infected tooth rot)

We recommend dental checkups for your horse as follows

       

Oral and dental health have a significant impact on a horse's wellbeing, performance and lifespan. Dental disease can be related to more issues than just those seen in the mouth.

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