Artwork Copyright © 2014 Kevin Rundle Equine Dentistry & Equilibration
DEFINITION - Space that occurs between two adjoining teeth.
Causes - Often results as malocclusions force two teeth apart over time.
RESULTING PROBLEMS - Causes feed to get trapped between teeth resulting in progressive and severe periodontal disease. Results in overall poor oral health.
SOLUTION - Very difficult to solve after damage has occured. Reduce unopposed overgrowth of opposing teeth. Prevention equilibration of malocclusions is the key.