With the advent of detailed oral examination in horses using dental mirrors and rigid endoscopy, secondary dentinal lesions are observed more frequently. More information regarding the association of secondary dentinal defects with apical dental disease would improve the sensitivity of oral examination as a diagnostic aid for pulpitis.
- Horse Diseases
Casey, M. B., & Tremaine, W. H. (2010). The prevalence of secondary dentinal lesions in cheek teeth from horses with clinical signs of pulpitis compared to controls. Equine Veterinary Journal Supplement, 42(1), 30-6. https://doi.org/10.2746/042516409X464104