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Q. My vet says dogs tooth is squint and needs removing, but he's not in pain and eats ok. Does it need done now? He's 7 months.,

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. This is impossible to answer without a full oral exam and possibly dental x-rays to assess the current health and position of the tooth in question. We often remove teeth in juvenile patients if they are malpositioned and causing trauma to other structures in the mouth, damages and at risk of becoming painful or infected or if they are affecting development of other teeth. If you have further concerns yo should seek referral to a specialist veterinary dentist


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