Case Study: My Experience With Dogs

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How to Manage Your Dog’s Teeth Misalignment Condition

Dogs are part of the wolves’ specie. It has been a good experience to have dogs as part of our family as well. Human beings and dogs get companionship from each other. Humans consider dogs as their working partners and dogs also do the same. However due to the breed selection done by humans, dogs have really been disadvantaged. There are a number of health problems that occur as a result of selective breeding.

One of the common problems is the teeth misalignment. A good indicator of teeth misalignment in dogs is teeth that appears so closely attached in a specific area of the dog’s mouth. There can also be an impact between the teeth and the gums or the teeth pushing each other in case they are misaligned. There are certain breed of dogs that are more prone to this condition. Your dog may start feeling pain when there is severity in the teeth misalignment. Misaligned teeth can either be painful or totally painless.

There are so many things that can be done to solve the problem of teeth misalignment in your dog. Identifying teeth that are misaligned in the mouth of the dog is not a simple task. The reason is that you may not be able to see the better part of your dog’s teeth. Some of the signs may include excessive chewing, bad breath and also wincing. The best solution for such problems are constantly brushing the teeth and providing them with dental chews. As you choose the dental chews for your dog, you should ensure that they are most ideal for dogs. The exposure of the teeth root may cause the dog certain infections and pain.

It can be very simple to treat the misaligned teeth in a dog’s mouth. First, you should look for a good 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 treatment given to the dog will be determined by the symptoms. In case the dog is not seeing any form of pain, your vet will only advice for mouth hygiene.

Mouth hygiene will also be recommended if the dog has no issues when eating. If intervention is necessary, the vet is more likely to remove the teeth involved. Even if it’s a bit drastic, it is a good method of making the dog feel a lot better.

Your dog’s teeth may have been misaligned due to selective breeding but there are still ways through which you can correct the condition.