What should I do if my puppy has a loose tooth?

What should I do if my puppy has a loose tooth?

Take your pet to see a veterinarian. He or she will be able to determine if the loose tooth can be saved or if it needs to be extracted/removed. In some cases, a root canal can be performed to prevent the need for a tooth extraction. Root canals can be expensive and may require a visit to a dental specialist.

Should I pull my puppy’s loose tooth out?

When puppies start the teething process, it is best to allow the teeth to fall out on their own. Do not try to pull a loose tooth out of your pups’ mouth there is the danger of breaking the root and causing an infection to occur.

Is it normal for a 6 month old puppy to lose teeth?

At around 12 weeks, the deciduous teeth begin to fall out, and the permanent teeth begin to erupt. Normally by 6 months of age, all permanent teeth have erupted, and all deciduous teeth have fallen out.

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