Dental Awareness Month - Orthodontic Problems.
All our patients should be able to close their mouth properly without any tooth causing trauma to adjacent teeth or oral tissue eg the palate or gums.
Here are a few photos showing the normal occlusion (bite) in a dog and then two orthodontic problems:
Both of these need correcting - the deciduous canine needs to be extracted and the adult canine needs to be reduced in height - this is another specialist procedure but means that the canine tooth can be saved.
Dental Awareness Month at Foxcotte Vets
…to book your appointment. Please quote ‘Dental Awareness Month Promotion’ when you call.
We are fortunate at Foxcotte to have an amazing team of committed, talented and enthusuastic staff.