Dentistry Blogs

Dentistry Blogs

Here are the blogs on dentistry that Dr Tucker has written in alphabetical order. They are also listed individually in the “related Materials” tab of their specific dentistry topics.

Horse Dentistry – Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about dentistry in horses. General questions about dentistry and questions about dental issues in horses. Made in 2007, nothing has changed.

Basic Horse Dentistry Related Videos

8 videos that take apart the key concepts of Horsemanship Dentistry. I made these videos in 2007 but the concepts have not changed and represent the core pieces of this style.

Videos Of Floating Horses Using Horsemanship

My "Seeing Is Believing Tour" playlist on YouTube. Videos of floating that represent the actions and reactions during and after the approach of Horsemanship Dentistry.

Speechless In A Case Of EOTRH In A Horse

This is a story of a horse owner who I never met but called to ask if extracting all of the lower nipper teeth was a normal thing to do in a horse with EOTRH. You decide.

The Trouble With Dentistry As Seen By A Human Doctor

A popular medical doctor wrote an article "The Trouble With Dentistry." I apply his thoughts to equine dentistry, diet, cheek tooth fractures, lectins, EOTRH, autoimmune disease, etc.

How We Perform Equine Dentistry Matters

Discovering the various ways equine dentistry is performed and the divide between what is good for the horse and what is good for the practitioner. Discovering the reasons.

What Is The Cause Of EOTRH In Horses?

The cause of EOTRH in horses is based on the current thought that it is an autoimmune disease. Lectins without mucous leads to leaky gut at the gums.

Horsemen, Surgeons And Equine Dentistry

Within veterinary medicine are recognized divisions (surgery, medicine, ambulatory) and within these are hidden divisions. Do these affect horse owners and dentistry?

This Client Just Says “Easy” to Equine Dentistry Without Drama™

The "modern" way of horse dentistry is jacking the mouth open and automatically sedating the horses. The traditional way is more difficult using horsemanship.

Top 10 Things To Know Inside Your Horse’s Mouth – a HorseTalk™ Webcast

The top ten things about what is inside the horses' mouth and why I think we all need to clearly understand them as horse owners and trainers.

Integrity

Integrity is the quality of being honest. It is what we have at the end of the day. What is inside the mouth of the horse is unseen by the owner but the integrity of the professional is always seen.

Pull The Tooth!

Pulling teeth is the dentistry equivalent of the expression "Do something!" But is "doing something" always in the best interest of the horse? Abscesses are ugly but natural and effective for infections.

Kicked In The Teeth

After 35 years, I still get "kicked in the teeth" by people and professionals who believe in myths. They perpetuate these false beliefs in equine dentistry without asking someone who has experience.

Basic Horse Dentistry Related Videos

8 videos that take apart the key concepts of Horsemanship Dentistry. I made these videos in 2007 but the concepts have not changed and represent the core pieces of this style.

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Speechless In A Case Of EOTRH In A Horse

This is a story of a horse owner who I never met but called to ask if extracting all of the lower nipper teeth was a normal thing to do in a horse with EOTRH. You decide.

read more

How We Perform Equine Dentistry Matters

Discovering the various ways equine dentistry is performed and the divide between what is good for the horse and what is good for the practitioner. Discovering the reasons.

read more

Horsemen, Surgeons And Equine Dentistry

Within veterinary medicine are recognized divisions (surgery, medicine, ambulatory) and within these are hidden divisions. Do these affect horse owners and dentistry?

read more

Integrity

Integrity is the quality of being honest. It is what we have at the end of the day. What is inside the mouth of the horse is unseen by the owner but the integrity of the professional is always seen.

read more

Pull The Tooth!

Pulling teeth is the dentistry equivalent of the expression “Do something!” But is “doing something” always in the best interest of the horse? Abscesses are ugly but natural and effective for infections.

read more

Kicked In The Teeth

After 35 years, I still get “kicked in the teeth” by people and professionals who believe in myths. They perpetuate these false beliefs in equine dentistry without asking someone who has experience.

read more