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  • Tooth resorption (TR) is a common oral abnormality seen in dogs. Although the premolars of the lower jaw are most commonly affected, lesions can be found on any tooth.

  • A tooth root abscess is a severe infection that develops around the root of a tooth usually occurring from a broken or traumatized tooth.

  • A tooth root abscess is a severe infection that develops around the root of a tooth usually occurring from a broken or traumatized tooth.

  • If a tooth is out of place but it’s not interfering with other teeth, , penetrating the gum line or affecting how your cat eats, a functional bite exists. Repairing a functional bite for cosmetic purposes is not necessary and is considered unethical.

  • If a tooth is out of place but it’s not interfering with other teeth, penetrating the gum line or affecting how your dog eats, a functional bite exists. Repairing a functional bite for cosmetic purposes is not necessary and is considered unethical.

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