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Sep 22

Getting To The Point – Resources

How to Manage Your Dog’s Teeth Misalignment Condition

Dogs are part of the wolves’ specie. It has been quite a good deal having dogs around us. Both people and dogs find a companion form each other. dogs and human also benefit a lot from one another. Due to the human breed creation by using selections that are not natural, dogs have really gone through a tough moment. Selective breeding leads several health issues.

Misaligned teeth makes one of the commonly known issues that arise as a result of selective breeding. A good indicator of teeth misalignment in dogs is teeth that appears so closely attached in a specific area of the dog’s mouth. Misalignment of teeth would also be noticed when the teeth presses the gums or are in a very close contact with one another. There are certain breed of dogs that are more prone to this condition. If the teeth are overcrowded, they may cause pain to the dog. Misaligned teeth can either be painful or totally painless.

You can use several alternative to ensure that your dog is free from teeth misalignment. It may be challenging to detect misaligned teeth from the dog’s mouth. The reason is that you may not be able to see the better part of your dog’s teeth. Signs such as wincing, bad breath and chewing a lot may help you determine whether your dog’s teeth are misaligned or not. The most effective way of dealing with such issues is by giving the dog some dental chews and brushing its teeth on a regular basis. The dental chews that you give to your dog should be the ones recommended by a professional vet. Your dog is prone to mouth infections or pain if the teeth roots pops out.

Teeth misalignment in dogs is a condition that can be easily treated. The first thing that you should do is locating a reliable vet. You vet will have to do an x-ray so that he or she may determine the level at which the condition has reached. The symptoms will guide the vet into knowing the right treatment to give to the dog. Mouth hygiene would be highly recommended by the et in case the dog has no pain.

If the dog is able to eat normally, mouth hygiene will be recommended too. If intervention is necessary, the vet is more likely to remove the teeth involved. This may be too fast but it is an ideal way of easing your dog’s feeling.

It can be the selective breeding that might have led to your dog’s teeth being misaligned but you can still take an action to make your dog smile again.