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Dentists present the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="HHA000055" title="Teeth (INACTIVE)" href="/topic/health/teeth-%28inactive%29-HHA000055.topic">teeth</a> of a horse after they were polished in Bogota. Besides working with human patients, some dentists in Colombia also provide offer dental services for <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="T50023005" title="Horse (animal)" href="/topic/science-technology/science/zoology/horse-%28animal%29-T50023005.topic">horses</a> used in equestrian competitions. Such treatments can include the creation of moulds and fixtures to help correct problems with tooth alignment and underbite. A horse typically undergoes treatment twice a month over a six-month period, with each session costing $170.

( Reuters photo / August 13, 2011 )

Dentists present the teeth of a horse after they were polished in Bogota. Besides working with human patients, some dentists in Colombia also provide offer dental services for horses used in equestrian competitions. Such treatments can include the creation of moulds and fixtures to help correct problems with tooth alignment and underbite. A horse typically undergoes treatment twice a month over a six-month period, with each session costing $170.

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