Why is my adult dog losing teeth?

Answer The number one cause of tooth loss in adult dogs is gum disease. Gingivitis can turn into periodontal disease which destroys the connective tissues around the teeth, causing them to become loose an... Read More »

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Is it possible for an adult to not need any wisdom teeth removed if they've never grown in or threatened the growth of the other teeth?

Answer If you have wisdom teeth and they haven't come in normally, you need to have them removed. And possiblly even if they have come in. They are so far back it's very hard to keep them properly ... Read More »

Why Do Baby teeth need to be pulled if no adult teeth are present?

Baby teeth are a lot weaker than adult teeth. Even if there's no adult tooth to replace it, it'll usually crack and fail by itself eventually anyhow.

How many full adult teeth wxcluding any wisdom teeth should you have?


What do you do if adult teeth are growing in behind baby teeth?

This happened`with our six year old. Sometimes the adult teeth do not "attack" the root of the "baby" tooth and weaken it enough to make it fall out first. This is not an "emergency" but you should... Read More »