Principles of Equine Dentistry

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Principles of Equine Dentistry

Principles Of Equine Dentistry Pdf

By David O Klugh

Principles of Equine Dentistry PDF. The equine dentition (hypsodont) develops differently from that of humans and small animals (brachydont) yet many of the principles of general dentistry are applicable to the equine species. Some are not.

Dr Klugh and his contributing authors identify, apply and evaluate the principles of equine dentistry in relation to the horse—their similarities and differences. Such a system is of value in terms of vocabulary, biology and disease process.

The book’s coverage ranges from anatomy, biomechanics and examination to radiology, anesthesia, trauma, disease and restoration. Top quality color photographs and diagrams illustrate the text throughout.

Principles of Equine Dentistry is of value to equine dentists, equine practitioners, instructors and trainees, and to veterinary students.

Table of Contents

Evolution of the Hypsodont Tooth
Dental examination
Anatomical characteristics of equine dentition
Embryology
Muscles of mastication
Principles of mastication biomechanics
Principles of Occlusal Equilibration
Eruption and shedding of teeth
Dental radiology
Standing chemical restraint I the dental patient
Regional and local anaesthesia
Exodontics of equine teeth
Standing repulsion of equine cheek teeth
Head trauma in horses
Principles of restoration of diseased teeth
Principles of periodontal disease
Principles of endodontics
Principles of orthodontics

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