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My shin tzu jumped off the bed earlier tonight n she only

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My shin tzu jumped off the bed earlier tonight n she only now let me look at it n her fang tooth is shaking
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 10 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Do you see any blood or redness around the top of the tooth?

Is she drooling?

Can she eat with this?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Her tooth is shaking she hasn't eaten no drooling
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 10 months ago.

Thank you,

Based on your history, it sounds like Grace may have damaged this tooth. It is possible that its wobbling because it has been loosened from the gum but there is a concern that she could also fractured the tooth above the gum line. Therefore, we do need to tread with care. If she is comfortable in her moth and can eat (its not clear if she is choosing not to or you have not offered anything), then we can monitor this. But if she refuses to eat, appears painful or the tooth continues to be unstable, then we will need her local vet to assess it. If there is a fracture, then it will be uncomfortable and need to be extracted for her. But again if she is coping with it and has none of those signs, we can keep an eye on it and just see if it settles (if this was just gum damage).

All the best,

Dr. B.

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Expert:  Dr. B. replied 10 months ago.

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