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Old 06-02-2012, 09:23 PM   #1
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Hi-My 1 year old(as of May 22)puppy Vegas just "broke off" a tooth tonight,and I'm not sure if it's a baby tooth or adult one! See the vet commented on his first visit,after I received him,that it was unusual for him to still have all his baby teeth at that age(6&half months),but that he was probably just a late bloomer,sooooo....???The whole tooth didn't come out and there's a "stub" and I don't know what to do!He just keeps licking and his gum was a little bloody but not bleeding.Can someone help to know HOW can I TELL if this was a baby tooth or an adult tooth?!Thanks!
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Don't panic. It IS common for yorkies to retain baby teeth & are often removed at the time of spay/neuter. I am actually shocked that your vet does not know this & makes me want to say find a new vet. K.... the baby teeth are sharp as needles & if you look just in front of or behind the broken tooth there may be another tooth there, if there is then it's probably his baby tooth that's broken. I would just get him to the vet next week & have it checked out & IF he's not been neutered yet , you can schedule his neuter & dental at the same time. Welcome to YT !
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Old 06-02-2012, 10:57 PM   #3
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Yes,he's already been "fixed",and right now he won't let me look,but maybe by morning I can see if there's another tooth behind it.What if there's not?Does that mean he's lost or broken off the adult tooth?!That's what I'm wondering...Thank s for answering me though-I guess I just want to know if there isn't another tooth there to definitely let me KNOW that it was a baby tooth broken,then is there a chance it could've still been a baby tooyh or how do I tell if he lost an adult tooth?
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Did you happen to find the tooth that fell out? I kept many of Uni's baby teeth and most of them were hollow.
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:41 AM   #5
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when my oscar had two retained canine ( the 2 pointy ones in the front)
teeth. i took him to my vet and they gave him a sedative to pull them out.
take him in to your vet and have them take a look , if it is just a whole baby tooth maybe they can take it out for you.
unfortunately if it is a broken tooth they will need to put him under
anesthesia to take it out...
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Yes,he's already been "fixed",and right now he won't let me look,but maybe by morning I can see if there's another tooth behind it.What if there's not?Does that mean he's lost or broken off the adult tooth?!That's what I'm wondering...Thank s for answering me though-I guess I just want to know if there isn't another tooth there to definitely let me KNOW that it was a baby tooth broken,then is there a chance it could've still been a baby tooyh or how do I tell if he lost an adult tooth?
Can you tell if there is a peice of tooth still there or is there a little red spot & possible hole where the tooth was ? either way if it's actually broken, it needs to be removed. If he's a year old chances are he's due for a cleaning anyway & they can remove the rest of his baby teeth at that time. The baby teeth do need to be removed or they will cause problems that could end up causing him to loose some adult teeth as well. Don't panic about though, just call on monday & get him in for the vet to check his mouth as soon as you can. He will be ok till his appt.
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:48 PM   #7
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No,there's a stub of a tooth left,but I don't know since he had baby teeth still so late,if it's a baby tooth or an adult tooth.The "matching tooth on the other side is a large tooth though.I can't imagine what happened!He was only chewing in a cloth toy and just started licking funny and next thing I knew I saw a tooth fall on the floor!I saved the tooth,but I know it can't be put back on.I;m just so upset to think that if it was a permanent one,he's ONLY a year old,and will be without it!!!I'm just sad for him...
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Is it the bud of another tooth growing in behind?

I think I'd take him to the vet to remove in case it is painful or could interfere with the nearest adult tooth - whatever is going on there.
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I don't think so..I think it's the part of the tooth lft that broke off...that's another mystery.Why did it break there and not at the gum line...hmmm?I guess I'll just hve to take him to the vet regardless and see what's going on.I dread it Thanks everyone
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Don't stress so much. It is probally a baby tooth. But your vet should know when you take him. I know it worries you when this happen's but he should be ok till you get him to your vet's. Have a great weekend.
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I don't think so..I think it's the part of the tooth lft that broke off...that's another mystery.Why did it break there and not at the gum line...hmmm?I guess I'll just hve to take him to the vet regardless and see what's going on.I dread it Thanks everyone
He will be fine without a tooth, his tongue may stick out a bit where the tooth is missing depending on the tooth location, but it will only ADD character to him It could be a bit painful though & it's most likely sharp so may make his tongue raw where it moves over the tooth so don't wait too long to get him in.
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