Oral & Dental Veterinary Service: Equine Dentistry

We believe your horse’s dental care is essential to your horse’s well-being. Maintaining proper dental care rewards your horse with a longer, more comfortable future regular exams and routine maintenance is especially necessary for today’s horses. Allow us to provide your horse with unparalleled dental care. We are equipped to meet all dental needs.

Warning signs of dental problems:

  • Drops wads of feed (especially hay) while eating or drools
  • Large amounts of hay or grain in the water bucket
  • Holds his/her head at an odd angle while chewing
  • Refuses to eat
  • Poor body condition
  • A bad mouth odor
  • Tosses or shakes his/her head when wearing a bridle
  • Pushes his/her nose in the air when you apply pressure on the reins
  • Resists turning in one or both directions
  • Flinches when you touch in the mouth
  • Eats hay before grain
  • Difficulty chewing
  • Excess salivation
  • Undigested food in manure
  • Bit chewing
  • Tongue rolling
  • Fighting the bit
  • Bucking
  • Failing to stop or turn
  • Swelling of the face
  • Nasal discharge​

Many horses with dental problems do not show any signs. They simply adapt to their discomfort.