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Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Nataliee, Sep 10, 2013.


  1. Nataliee

    Nataliee PetForums VIP

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    Just want people's opinions on this photo of the mouth, is there anything that doesn't look right? I don't want to point it out as would like to see if anyone else picks up on it too, so that I know I'm not being paranoid
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  2. Kinjilabs

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    A little too red around the gums?
     
  3. kate_7590

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    Iv just compared to Gemma....your picture doesnt look like the teeth come together properly, but this is properly because his/ her mouth is slightly open???
     
  4. rose

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    Gums look a bit brown at the very top?
     
  5. ellenlouisepascoe

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    Very brown gums! Look a little blistery and that red blister looking thingy (techincal words)
     
  6. ellenlouisepascoe

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    Google canine gingivitis and look at the pics, yours is a little grainy so hard to see but it looks like it to me x
     
  7. Nataliee

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    Hmm no one else has noticed it yet. It's not colour of gums, although she does have a dark gum colour, vet told me it was fine
    The photo is a little blury this might be a bit better
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    Bottom tooth through the gum.?
     
  9. cbrookman

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    I thought it was the brown colour on the gums too.
     
  10. evuze

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    I was told that a sign of unhealthy gums is if when you press your dogs gum lightly with one finger it doesn't immediately regain it's color, from white, there's a problem.

    like when you squeeze the tip of your finger out goes white then back normal when you let go.

    Just thought I'd add :)
     
  11. cbrookman

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    Should the bottom big canine tooth come behind the top?? Not sure and don't want to go and wake my boys up to check. May be totally wrong and will then feel embarrassed :eek:
     
  12. Kittenfostermummy

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    Something to do with the tongue it looks almost like there are two tongues there!??!
     
  13. Sleeping_Lion

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    The only things I can see is it looks like the front tooth next to the canine has lost the tip at some point, and there's a small white mark next to your thumb which could possibly be an abcess? It's not obvious whatever it is!! Or maybe it will be once all is revealed - probably something simple like incomplete dentition......
     
  14. Nataliee

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    Yes :( I think she has a mass under her tongue. I noticed it a few month ago but thought it was just part of her tongue however brushing her teeth tonight I think it's got slightly bigger so I had a proper good look & now feeling very worried. I want her in the vets ASAP
     
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    (((((((((((())))))))))))))) good luck at the vets hun xxxxxx
     
  16. Sleeping_Lion

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    Has the vet seen this already? And it's definitely a *mass*?

    Just asking as I've been poking in Indie's mouth since you posted photos and her tongue is all over the place every time I take a peek in there, looks very odd sometimes!!

    Good luck at the vets xx
     
  17. Nataliee

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    Hopefully it will be something like an abscess, but having lost Max to oral cancer 3 months ago I can't help but over react
     
  18. Nataliee

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    Well she had a tooth removed a few months ago, so I would have thought the vet would have noticed it if it was there then & she didn't mention anything. The last time she saw the vet was when she had a funny turn/possible fit a few weeks after the tooth removal, I can't remember if she checked her mouth though. It's not an easy thing to spot in such a small mouth.
    It definitely looks like something that shouldn't be there, hard to see under her tongue though think she would need sedating for a proper look, it's not attached to the gums though its definitely under the tongue. Maybe it's caused from when she had the tooth removal
     
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    I've liked that last post because it's so important that *we* check over our dogs regularly, and a lot of people don't look in their dogs mouths at all, and are unaware of the health problems that can occur, so it's important to go over them thoroughly to spot anything that appears out of the ordinary as soon as possible. I hope it's nothing to worry about, but always worth getting them checked over just to be on the safe side xx
     
  20. Nataliee

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    I do their teeth at least once a week & have a check over but can't remember when I first saw this, it was in the last 2 months, to be honest I think I was in a bit of denial that it was anything unusual because of what had just happened with Max. I'll be on the phone to the vets in the morning.
     
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