Dr. Scott Marx, originally from Wisconsin, graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1981, with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. He then served as an Army ofﬁcer and paratrooper in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. During this time he became a sky diving jumpmaster and instructor, earned a black belt in Kung Fu, […]
Your horse deserves high quality dental care Advance Equine Dentistry is a full service equine dentistry practice serving Colorado’s Front Range and Central Mountains. We are recognized for providing the highest quality equine dental care available. Our services include the basic dental examination, equilibration (ﬂoat), extractions, periodontal treatments, restorations (ﬁllings), endodontics (root canal therapy), and radiography (X-rays). We also […]
A spectacular tiger all ready for his dental exam and treatment by Dr. Scott Marx. Dr. Marx feels privileged to be able to help these animals that have been rescued through the The Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation (PEIVDF). The mission of PEIVDF is to provide advanced veterinary dental services for the benefit of […]
Enamel Hypoplasia Enamel Hypoplasia is a condition where the enamel of the tooth does not form correctly or is damaged during development. This causes exposure of the underlying dentin, which is more susceptible to wear and is slightly weaker. A restoration (filling) may be done which may strengthen the tooth and help […]
“Floating” is a masonry term that means to “smooth out,” as in smoothing the sharp enamel points on the outside of the upper cheek teeth and the inside of the lowers. There is, however, much more to routine dentistry than removing enamel points. The competent equine dental practitioner performs a thorough examination and uses the examination ﬁndings to develop […]
Colorado’s favorite mobile horse dentistry practice. Our goal is to give your horse the best dental care possible and provide you with an enjoyable and educational experience. Please call 303-805-1737 to schedule your appointment or contact us here with any questions you may have.
A thorough examination is the basis for all dental procedures and requires, at a minimum, four components. The components are sedation a full mouth speculum a bright headlight, and a mirror. More diagnostics such as the use of a periodontal probe, explorer and radiography (X-rays) may be needed based on the dental condition of each individual horse. Signiﬁcant dental […]