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Q: My dog Darma some how lost one of her teeth what hould i do to make her feel better?!

April 17, 2009 | By Olivia L. | 4 answers | Expired: 1916 days ago

Olivia L.

help me!?

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Jillian
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Apr 19, 2009

see your vet. bacteria that enters through the gums gets into the bloodstream and can be fatal. i lost a greyhound to renal failure b/c of bad teeth, greyhounds are notorious for bad teeth, and this was right after she had $500 worth of work done on them. brushing your dogs teeth is just as important as brushing your own. dental wipes are the easiest way to start your dog on a dental hygiene routine, but you should talk to your vet first and foremost. for pain, you can give your dog a childrens aspirin - and only childrens aspirin.

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EBalka
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Apr 26, 2009

If it is an adult tooth definately make a vet visit. Bacteria, pain, and general discomfort can lead to lack of appetite, infection, and other serious medical problems. Be safe and have it examined!

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Peggy W.
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Apr 17, 2009

You may want to contact your vet. You don't want an infection getting in there and Darla may need to have the vet look to see if everything else is alright.Is she in any pain? She may need a painkiller and/or antibiotics depending on what the vet finds.

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