Horses with dental ailments may show obvious signs of problems, such as pain or irritation, or they may show no noticeable signs at all. That is due to the fact that some horses simply adapt to their discomfort. For this reason, periodic dental examinations are essential to maintain your horse‚Äôs overall health.
Possible indicators of dental problems include:
Oral exams should be an integral part of your horse‚Äôs annual physical examination by your veterinarian. Every dental exam provides the opportunity to perform routine preventative dental maintenance. The end result is a healthier, more comfortable and happy horse.