A common problem seen with deciduous teeth is teeth that are broken. These teeth are much more fragile than adult teeth and can quite easily be broken especially in â€œaggressiveâ€ puppies such as Bull Terriers etc.. A broken tooth (whether it is a deciduous or permanent) will always form an abscess at the root tip.
The reason that a broken pet tooth with direct pulp exposure presents a problem is that after the tooth is fractured, bacteria from the mouth gain access to the root canal and infect the tooth. Eventually, the tooth will die and become a bacterial haven.
My dog is 9 weeks old and he broke one of his canine teeth. should I be worried? Hello. Hello, my puppy is 5 months old and currently losing his baby teeth.
Adult (permanent) canine teeth usually come in between 4 and 6 months so the broken tooth still may be a deciduous (puppy) tooth. Only a vet .
The canine (fang) and incisor teeth are frequently fractured from trauma. In cats, it is particularly common to see fractured upper canine teeth. For cats in general, .