EQ500E: Fundamentals of Equine Dentistry

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dentistWe are still finalizing our online course in Equine Dentistry to add to our course curriculum. This will not be a “how to” course, but material that covers the fundamentals of equine dentistry.

Course topics will include: dental terminology and vocabulary, the dental formula of the horse, average sequence of eruption and wear of the permanent teeth, average age of shedding caps (deciduous teeth), common dental issues and pathology, skull structure and function, problems associated with teeth concerning health and training, understanding the different approaches and concepts to dental care, bits and working with your client regarding the need for dental care. We will also look at some of the current science and research to review it for soundness and validity.

Although this is course is targeted at professionals working in the equine health care field, it will also most beneficial to horse owners, riders and trainers.

Whilst the course is being finalized, we invite you to view the following videos, references and resources.

VIDEOS

Dentistry in Horses (thehorse.com)
http://www.thehorse.com/Videos/Horse-Courses.aspx
Speaker: Jack Easley, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP, is a Kentucky private practitioner.

Equine Dentistry (thehorse.com)
http://www.thehorse.com/Videos/Horse-Courses.aspx
Speaker(s): Charles McCauley, DVM Dipl. ACVP, ACVS, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Equine Surgery

Equine Dentistry Without Drama with Dr. Geoff Tucker, DVM
http://www.theequinepractice.com/horse-dentistry/

Advanced Equine Dental
http://www.advancedequinedental.com/id22.html

REFERENCES:

http://cp.vetlearn.com/Media/PublicationsArticle/PVE_04_02_68.pdf
http://www.midwestequineservices.com/education.cfm
http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/toc_20400.htm
http://www.ivis.org/proceedings/aaepfocus/2006/dutoit2.pdf
http://www.ckequinehospital.com/page/175/Equine-Dentistry
http://cp.vetlearn.com/Media/PublicationsArticle/PVE_04_09_402.pdf
http://www.ava.com.au/sites/default/files/2.%20Anatomy,%20physiol,%20ageing%20,%20nomenclature.pdf
http://www.classicequinedentistry.com/index.php/the-art-of-equine-dentistry/anatomy

GREAT LINKS FROM NORTH VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

http://loudoun.nvcc.edu/vetonline/vet221/dentistry/lesson12a.htm
Information on dental anatomy of various species
http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/pregastric/dentalanat.html
Various kinds of teeth all the “-donts” that there are in the world
http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/topics/mammal_anatomy/tooth_diversity.html
Various skull collections with dentition and dental formulas- good reference if you work in wildlife
http://www.d91.k12.id.us/skyline/teachers/robertsd/skulls.htm
Various pictures of oral conditions
http://www.dentalvet.com/Encyclopedia/P00352_SC01111.htm