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        08-09-2012, 04:04 PM
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    Green Broke
    Cecil's Teeth

    My sister has a 27 Y/o OTQH gelding and we were looking at his teeth a couple days ago and noticed that his two front teeth are almost missing. I am worried because Cecil already has a heck of a time keeping weight on. Is there anything I can do? I am just worried about winter with hay and MN weather.
    This picture is almost what his two front teeth look like but his are a bit smaller
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        08-09-2012, 04:06 PM
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    Green Broke
    What did the vet say when they were floated?
         
        08-09-2012, 04:12 PM
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    Green Broke
    His teeth were fine when they were floated. He just had it done this spring.
         
        08-09-2012, 04:16 PM
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    Green Broke
    Unless they broke or fell out then he should be fine. But you might have to make his dinners into mash so he can drink it up.
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        08-09-2012, 04:19 PM
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    Green Broke
    They weren't nubs before so it was pretty recent that they broke or something.
         
        08-09-2012, 04:23 PM
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    Green Broke
    Then the vet should be out to look. Or a dentist if your vet doesn't do it. You don't want any sharp edges. And my vet recommends senior horses get their teeth floated every 6 months.
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