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My poodles jaw is cracking when he is opening and closing

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Customer: My poodles jaw is cracking when he is opening and closing his mouth
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Something doesnt seem right
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?
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Submitted: 28 days ago.Category: Dog
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Dog Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 28 days ago
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Dog Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 28 days ago

Can you share a video of what you're seeing/hearing?

Does it happen each time he opens and closes his mouth?

Does it sound like it's coming from within the oral cavity or the joint itself in the jaw?

Are one or both sides cracking?

Have any diagnostics been run recently?

When did he last have sedated dental work performed?

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