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Old 04-13-2015, 12:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Chipped tooth

So when I checked my hedgehogs mouth one of her front teeth that stick out is chipped. Do I have to go to the vet , change her diet or anything?
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You need to find out how it got chipped. Does she have a water bottle? Have you noticed her chewing or biting at anything hard? Does she seem to have any trouble chewing her kibble?

How badly is it chipped? If it's a little chip, it's probably okay. But if it's very big, is still cracked, or you notice anything else concerning, you should head to the vet to see if it needs to be removed. Badly chipped or cracked teeth that are extensive enough to expose the root of the tooth are very painful & will almost definitely get infected, so it's better to remove them.
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