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Hello. So, I went to check on Toby's teeth this morning and noticed that he had basically two rows of teeth on the top. Will the baby teeth fall out or do I need to talk to the vet about removing them? He is already neutered so it would require a whole new procedure? He is 7 months old. He chews bones regularly and seems to still be teething quite a bit. I'm concerned. Thanks in advance.
 

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If they dont' come out on their own, they will need to be pulled. Most vets pull baby teeth at the neuter so they don't have to be under anesthesia twice.
 

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He's already been neutered... At what age should I consider them "retained" instead of him just losing them later than normal? My other Chi never had this issue, so I am sort of confused.
 

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You can give it a few more months, but chi's notoriously have bad teeth. If it were me, I'd want those baby teeth out so the adult teeth can be firmly rooted without interference.
 

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Axle didn't lose his baby teeth until he was between 7 and 8 months (Chloe was losing hers at the exact same time but she's 2 months younger) so there is still time for them to come out naturally. He still has his bottom 2 baby canines though, I'm giving them until he turns 1 in 2 months time and if they're not out I will have them pulled (poor baby).
 
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