The use of oral endoscopy for detection of cheek teeth abnormalities in 300 horses.

@article{Simhofer2008TheUO,
  title={The use of oral endoscopy for detection of cheek teeth abnormalities in 300 horses.},
  author={Hubert Simhofer and Robert Griss and Karl Zetner},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={178 3},
  pages={396-404}
}
The main objective of this study was to evaluate an endoscopic examination protocol for routine dental examination in horses. The oral cavities of 300 standing, sedated horses were examined under field and hospital conditions with a rigid endoscope using a standardised technique that included examination of the occlusal, lingual (palatal) and buccal surfaces of all cheek teeth rows. The most common cheek teeth abnormalities detected were sharp enamel edges (present in 96.3% of horses), focal… CONTINUE READING