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Bear Soldier shifted gears after a float removed sharp, buccal points that were lacerating his cheeks, and newly-created bit-seats reduced both tongue and bar pressure
Before tartar removal.
Upper incisors worn to nubbins in a middle-aged thoroughbred, the result of chronic cribbing.
Surrounded by salivary ducts, canines are prone to excessive tartar accumulation.
After tartar removal.
Incisor pathology and "parrot mouth" (brachygnathism) in a young thoroughbred.