The international community calls for equine dentistry to be recognised as a veterinary specialisation
Horse dentistry has progressed far beyond ‘floating’ of teeth, becoming a complex and far reaching aspect in the wellbeing of horses, making the need for an official specialisation body a necessity. An official specialising body would also be able to settle the dispute over whether it should be vets and vets alone who perform equine dental surgery.
While horse dentistry is currently recognised by various bodies, no certified programs exist to separate it as a specialisation.
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