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post #1 of 4 Old 09-26-2014, 05:37 PM Thread Starter
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dental care

I need to choose betw a dental guy who is highly recommended and is gentle, not uising the machines vs a vet who comes with a van and does dental only. Price difference not important.. who would you choose and why?
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post #2 of 4 Old 09-26-2014, 05:44 PM
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I would go with one who floats with a power tool personally. I've talked to a couple of vets about manual vs power floats, and both felt that the manual floats are not able to get the back teeth properly.
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post #3 of 4 Old 09-26-2014, 11:21 PM
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if using sedation I would go with the dr.
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post #4 of 4 Old 09-29-2014, 01:03 AM
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Dental dilemma

I would go with the vet who specializes in dental work....the power tool is safe in experienced hands. Ours uses a sedative and the power tool every 6 mos. on a young horse and annually after age 4. Only DVM's are supposed to do this in nebraska.
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