St Davids Equine Services
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We Are Committed To Providing A High Quality And Complete Dental Service:

  • Our vets have undertaken further training in routine and advanced dental procedures.
  • Equipped with the latest equipment for manual and motorised dental correction.
  • Effective pain relief - including specific nerve blocks.
  • Radiography and Scintigraphy (Bone Scanning) for advanced diagnosis.
  • The back up of full surgical facilities where required.

Dental Treatments Offered Include:

  • ROUTINE DENTAL CARE for improved athletic performance.
  • Care of the OLDER HORSE.
  • TOOTH EXTRACTION in the sedated horse or under general anaesthesia.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of TOOTH ROOT ABSCESSES and SINUS PROBLEMS.
  • Surgical and non-surgical correction of PARROT MOUTH in young horses.

Behaviour That May Indicate That Your Horse Requires Dental Attention Include:

  • RIDING PROBLEMS such as tilting, shaking or tossing of the head.
  • POOR HEAD CARRIAGE, chewing or fighting the bit.
  • EATING PROBLEMS such as packing food in the cheeks, difficulty chewing, dropping food, weight loss, drooling or tongue lolling.

Download (pdf) for the current guidance from the British Equine Veterinary Association on the legal situation covering dental treatment in horses.

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