Message Number: YG3998 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-05-25 23:26:00 UTC
Subject: Re: broken tooth

Ulrike wrote:
>My ferret Bella broke her lower right canine tooth a few months back, it was
>loose but not loose enough to just pull out so I took her to the vets and my
>vet clipped it off (under anaesthetic) and then filed it down and she said
>she hopes that the gum will grow over it... Bella seemed just fine...

Since it had been kicking up for while is it possible that the nerve
was dead because of the reduced infection risk that a rotting nerve
can pose (infection risk also reduced by it being a lower canine),
and pain would not be an issue.