Brush up on your veterinary dentistry


Advice, guidelines and regulations

  • A Statement on "Anaesthesia-Free Dental Procedures" for Cats & Dogs [accessed.....]
  • BEVA/BVDA Position Statement updated statement on previous drafts of a suggested Exemption Order with respect to equine dental treatments. Available from: [accessed 14/3/2014]
  • Equine dental procedures - statement by BEVA. Available from: [accessed 14/3/2014]
  • Dog antler chews - position statement from the British Veterinary Dental Association. Available from: [accessed 14/3/2014]
  • Periodental disease classification - as published by the American Dental Association Nomenclature Committee. Available from: [accessed 14/3/2014]
  • Klima, Larry J. (2014) Preventive dentistry in veterinary medicine. Banfield Journal, vol.10(1), pp. 3-8. Available from:{ [accessed 12/3/2014]


Equine dentistry

  • equine dentistryFree webinar by Henry Tremaine recorded on November 2013. Available from: [accessed 14/4/2014]
  • Schrock, P. et al. (2013) Finite element analysis of equine incisor teeth. Part 1: determination of the material parameters of the periodontal ligament. Veterinary Journal, 198(3), pp. 583-589 [full-text access available to library members]
  • Schrock, P. et al. (2013) Finite element analysis of equine incisor teeth. Part 2: investigation of stresses and strain energy densities in the periodontal ligament and surrounding bone during tooth movement. Veterinary Journal, 198(3), pp. 590-598 [full-text access available to library members]
  • Murray, S.J. et al. (2013) Evaluation of survival rate and athletic ability after nonsurgical or surgical treatment of cleft palate in horses: 55 cases (1986-2008). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 243(3), pp. 406-410 [full-text access available to library members]
  • On a historical note... Open wide. Available from: [accessed 14/4/2014]


 Small animal dentistry


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Photo 1: Dr. Froenig checking out our mare Sioux's teeth after a round of grinding with his power float. She's been sedated, which is why Dr. Froenig can stare into her mouth like that while she is holding perfectly still. Author: Pete Markham. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

Photo 2: Calculus in a dog. Author: Uwe Gille. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic license.