Patterns of Neglect
Equine Dentistry History
Equine Dentistry Gallery
Good Xray of tooth development in a young horse
These three pictures show the angle of the back teeth and how sharp the edges can get.
A close up of the angel of the back teeth and how sharp the edges can get.
Another angle of the back teeth and how sharp the edges can get.
This picture shows how the incisors hold the back teeth apart. It also shows how the upper back teeth sit wider than the lower back teeth.
Severe overbite, smile mouth (this is not a parrot mouth) the last molar is protuberant, holding the jaw back.
Severe wedge mouth with a smile mouth.
Extreme sow mouth
Sow mouth on a miniature
Severe wedge mouth with an overbite.
Incisors are too long, wedge mouth
Extremely long incisors with an injury that displaced the uppers
Severe protuberant tooth.
Severe step mouth.
Fractured tooth caused by too much pressure on a protuberant
Severe wave mouth.
Extreme #6 hooks
Severe sheer mouth.
This is a good example of what happens to the molar arcade when a tooth is pulled
Sharp points on the sides of the molars easily damage soft tissue
This is how severely the soft tissue in the horse’s mouth can be damaged by spear grass
Dentistry performed in WWII
Wild Bill Cody and his horse dentist in the late 1800’s