Adjunct Extraction Techniques in Equine Dentistry

Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2020 Dec;36(3):565-574. doi: 10.1016/j.cveq.2020.08.002. Epub 2020 Oct 14.


Adjunct extraction techniques are used when the shape or integrity of the tooth, the shape or size of the patient's oral cavity, the location of the tooth, or the location of the proximal teeth prevents or complicates standard oral extraction. Techniques described and discussed include partial coronectomy, tooth sectioning, minimally invasive buccotomy, transbuccal screw extraction, and commissurotomy.

Keywords: Buccotomy; Equine dentistry; Extraction; Partial coronectomy commissurotomy sectioning.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Horse Diseases / surgery*
  • Horses
  • Tooth Diseases / surgery
  • Tooth Diseases / veterinary*
  • Tooth Extraction / methods
  • Tooth Extraction / veterinary*