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HI this is DRB and I would be happy to help you with this. I do understand about your $$ concerns but this is very important. Regardless of whether you do antibiotics or not these two teeth staying in can cause your dog to get osteomyelitis in her jaw. And it is not possible to keep her on antibiotics for months. And pulse therapy like you mentioned is good but only for gums with healthy teeth. This is not for the situation you have. Since they are incisors I would suggest seeing if it is possible to get a vet to do it with heavy sedation with a local anesthetic. This would be less expensive and would get the problem taken care of the correct way. It is important to be careful with antibiotic choices because using them indiscriminately can lead to a resistant infection. So, I would suggest that you look for a vet that will work with you on cost and be flexible about techniques used.I hope this helps you. Sincerely, DRB
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Hi thanks for the response......you will need to save up for a dental cleaning as well. teeth scraping is not the way to go with this.....here is why.....when you scrape the teeth you create tiny etches in the enamel that can only be smoothed out with low speed polisher. Second and most important of all is you need to get under the gum line as this is where all the damage is done. With a high speed ultrasonic scaler a vet or vet tech can get under the gums with a perio prole and remove all the calculus and biofilm and bacteria that is under the gum causing the periodontal disease to start with. So, while I understand your financial concerns taking a short cut with this is only going to lead to worse health issues for your dog in the future. We take care credit at my office so you might see if one of the vet offices takes that so you could get the procedure done correctly. I hope this helps you in some way. Sincerely, DRB
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