A modern approach to equine dentistry 3. Imaging

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This article, the third in a series of four to review recent developments in equine dentistry, describes the use of imaging to aid the diagnosis of dental and oral lesions in horses, and provides a pictorial guide to features that might be seen radiographically. Part 1, published in the January issue of In Practice (volume 34, pages 2–10), described the procedure for a routine dental examination in horses, while Part 2, published in the February issue (volume 34, pages 78–89), highlighted the common dental and oral lesions that may be seen in this species. Part 4 will consider the techniques available for the prevention and treatment of equine dental disease.

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