Advanced Equine Dentistry

Dental disease in horses is very common and can be complex to treat. As equine dentists, we use the same approach and equipment as your own dentist does with your teeth, with 100% care and professionalism.

  • We provide you with easy-to-understand explanations as to why a treatment is necessary
  • We'll provide you with options and solutions for treatment
  • We offer a no-obligation quote before performing any work.
  • We only use equipment and techniques that have been proven to be safe.

What will Advanced Equine Dentistry provide for you?
A friendly, professional equine dental (horse dentist and horse vet) service, utilising the latest technology and techniques. With the security of full licensing and insurance and a sound knowledge of the veterinary needs of the client and the patient.

Why use Advanced Equine Dentistry?
We will provide a thorough examination diagnosis and treatment for all patients. We can provide all dental services including dental imaging (X-rays).

Advanced Equine Dentistry can provide an improved relationship between horse and rider, removal of dental pain, treatment of disease and infection, improve feed efficiency and a longer healthier outlook for your horse. When only the best care will do.

For riders: whether you are an amateur or professional rider having performance horse problems, we're very experienced in diagnosing and solving head carriage issues.

If your horse, lugs, leans, heavy in hand, resists the contact, snatches grabs, head tosses, these are all conditions we deal with.

We can also diagnose and treat common forms of sinus disease. A snotty nose can be more than a cold: horses sinuses are complex, consisting of six separate compartments on each side of the head. Sinus disease can occur in a number of different ways through multiple causes. Treatment ranges from relatively simple to very complex. Sinus cysts, tooth root abcess and primary sinusitis probably make up the three most common categories of sinus disease. 

Advanced Equine Dentistry

Important News

Bits and Bitting

One tip: flip the lip! This video presents helpful advice for bit selection and making sure your horse is bitted properly.

Dr Shannon Lee BVSc MANZCVSc DICEVO

Dr Shannon Lee obtained his veterinary degree from the prestigious University of Queensland. He has been responsible over the last decade for a large number of innovations in both the practice of and the teaching of equine dentistry.

Dr Lee credits many leading Equine Dental Veterinarians with providing him with both mentorship and support including Australia's first Equine Dental Specialist Associate professor Gary Wilson DAVDC MANZCVSc and friend and colleague Dr Oliver Liyou MANZCVSc.

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Dr Lee is a regular contributor to Horses and People, Horse Deals, Hoofbeats, The Veterinarian, HorseWyse, and Chaff Chat, the official publication of the Horse Riding Clubs Association of Victoria

Flip the Lip! Bits and bitting demystified

Flip the Lip! Bits and bitting demystified

As a equine dental veterinarian I know horse’s mouths well, and over the years I have identified some simple, common mistakes and problems that affect many horses and riders. As a result I’ve helped many horses and riders solve bitting issues and move-on from the frustration, the expense and the headaches allowing them to get on with what they really want to do – go riding!

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The Whole Tooth

The Whole Tooth

Proper regular dental care is important for all horses, regardless of age size or use - just like it is in humans. As well a making for a happier, healthier horse, the benefits provided by proper dental care include being able to maximise the FCR or Feed Conversion Ratio.

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EOTRH

EOTRH

As well as a being quite a mouthful, Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hypercementosis (better known as EOTRH), is a form of periodontal disease causing the destruction of dental tissues that lead to weakness, tooth fracture, pain and infection.

Back in 2007, Dr Shannon Lee from Advanced Equine Dentistry, diagnosed the first cases in Australia. Here he explains about what is a common yet poorly understood progressive disease that, at present, has...

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Dental Care Impacts On Stallion Fertility

Dental Care Impacts On Stallion Fertility

From minatures to draft breeds, working stallions require dental examinations and dental care to identify and treat dental disease. Serious dental disease in stallions can present in a range of different ways from no outward sign at all, through to serious weight loss, bad breath and performance issues when ridden. Hard working and performance stallions need to be able comfortably consume enough feed to maintain optimum condition through the breeding...

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Advanced Equine Dentistry | Your Local Qualified Equine Dentist | When only the best care will do | Horse Dentist Services for Sydney, Regional NSW, Victoria and Queensland

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We service the entire east coast of Australia (Sydney, Rural New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania) and we also take referrals.
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