At Blue Water Equine Hospital,we emphasize the importance of regular dental care as an integral part of your horse’s overall well-being.

Dentistry in Emmett, MI

Our veterinarians recommend a comprehensive dental exam at least once a year to identify and address any potential issues before they escalate.
a vet's hand touching a horse's teeth


Every horse should have a dental exam at least once a year. These exams are critical to ensuring any dental problems are identified early, and treated before they become a larger problem. Our veterinarians will perform a thorough dental exam, taking into account the overall health of your horse, and make recommendations regarding routine dental care and/or advanced dental treatment. Routine dental “floats” involve the use of a powerfloat to properly balance your horse’s mouth, not merely remove points.

Our approach is centered on preventive care, aiming to address dental issues before they escalate. Our veterinarians bring expertise in equine dentistry, ensuring a high standard of care for your horse. Utilization of modern tools, including powerfloats, for precise and effective dental care. We consider dental health within the context of your horse’s overall well-being, providing comprehensive care.

Key Aspects of Our Dental Exams

  • Frequency: We advocate for annual dental exams to proactively monitor your horse’s oral health and address any emerging problems promptly.
  • Thorough Examination: Our veterinarians perform a meticulous dental exam, taking into consideration the overall health of your horse. This examination goes beyond identifying obvious issues and considers the interconnectedness of dental health with the horse’s general well-being.
  • Early Problem Identification: Regular exams are critical for the early detection of dental problems, allowing for timely intervention and preventing the development of more significant issues.
  • Individualized Care : Based on our thorough examination, we provide personalized recommendations for routine dental care or advanced dental treatments, tailored to your horse’s specific needs.
  • Routine Dental “Floats” : We employ the use of a powerfloat for routine dental “floats.” This technique goes beyond mere point removal, focusing on properly balancing your horse’s mouth. This ensures optimal dental health, promoting comfortable chewing and preventing potential issues.