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My Darla has like a double set of teeth at the back now.
I also found a tooth in her bed which i am keeping.:)
I had a look and there are slack ones aswell.
Do you think they will all come out on their own?

She is still chewing her bully sticks ok, and doesnt seem to have any discomfort, but just wondering about these teeth and if they will damage the ones coming in?
 

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I had so hoped Jerry would lose all his baby teeth. I gave him everything I could
find to chew on. He finally lost one; but, he did require the dental surgery to
remove the last three... It's really hard to tell what will happen at this stage. Try not
to worry over it. Just ask your Vet on your next visit.
 

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Yeah, i am hoping she wont need to have the surgery, but if she does i will deal with it obviously.
Just be better and less of a worry if they come out naturally.
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I thought Mari had a double set in the back & she had surgery to remove a few baby teeth. They didn't remove the one I thought was extra. LOL Oopsie on my part! BUT...Marley had a back baby tooth that was basically on top of an adult tooth that was growing in. 4 of them actually. Even though we've been feeding raw & he's had a lot of chew time it took a flossie & me tugging a bit on the flossie to get them out. Is the back one loose at all?? If so there is a big chance it will come out on it's own. Just keep encouraging lots of chewing! :)
 

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Yeah there is a loose one on each side, but also others that dont seem loose yet.
I have been touching them when she will let me.
Usually when she is tired, lol x
 

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Well Darla lost another 2 teeth, so have added them to my wee collection to keep, lol
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That's brilliant. My vet wanted to take Cookies out but his breeder said they'd just fall out and she was right. It took a while for some because he's not a chewer but they did all fall out. I'm glad hers are coming out.
 

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I finally took Tango to the Vet when he was 18 months to have the last two retained baby teeth removed. They were still as solid as rocks and were obviously not going to come out on their own.

Jazz has two retained lower canines sitting right behind the permanent ones. She looks really strange and kinda scary when she opens her mouth, with those double sets of canines! They, too, are awfully solid-feeling right now. Hoping they come out soon on their own. At least she's a much more enthusiastic chewer than Tango is, so hopefully she'll help them on their way.

Keep an eye on them though....the teeth so close together quickly become a catch-all for tartar and plaque to form in between the teeth, and a perfect breeding ground for bacteria and decay.
 

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Milo actually still has 2 top retained canines. LOL We really need to get them out. I always just floss them & make sure both sets are clean. That is the biggie they worry about - plaque build up. But I'd still like to get them out sooner rather than later.

I just found Marley has 2 more looseys in the back bottom today. One came out...the other is still hanging on. Maybe that is why he's still having trouble chewing bones... He also has like 3 or 4 on the front top - like shark teeth. LOL But they are all loose & I'm sure they'll come out at some point. This boy is a late teether - he is 28 weeks old & still loosing teeth!

You'll have quite a fine collection of Darla teeth! :) Just keep encouraging that chewing. I remember one of Milo's back teeth took FOREVER to come out even though it was loos...took like a year. But it finally did.
 
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