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I'm at work, and I get a call from my girlfriend saying Sara, our 7 year old Golden lost a tooth! Needless to say, I'm a bit shocked!

She lost one of the small ones that are on the top, front, next to a canine. No idea how it fell out, maybe chewing on a hard bone??

I called the vet, and they said there is not much we can do, considering that her teeth are healthy.

How strange... and now my girl is missing a tooth! Sigh. :(
I hope she's not in too much pain. Worst of all, I'm stuck at work until later this evening.

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I would keep an eye on her mouth to make sure it doesnt get infected. Give her a big hug
 

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Bump!

Has anyone had a similar situation where their dog has lost an adult tooth?
(By the way, it's the small tooth immediately behind the top left canine)
 

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That is a new one to me. I've seen rock chewing dogs grind their teeth down to stumps but never seen a dog loose an adult tooth. Sounds like she will be needing dentures. :p:
 

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Sounds like she will be needing dentures. :p:
....or an implant. :p: Okay, in all seriousness, did your dog lose the entire tooth (including the root), or did the crown part fracture off at the gumline and the root is still left in the mouth? If it's the latter, that can become infected (and be painful) and you should seek your vets help.
 

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I'm not sure how much of the tooth came out.
I did make an appointment with the vet for tomorrow morning. The vet (over the phone) said they probably can't re-insert the tooth, but wants to check to see if the whole tooth came out intact, or if part of the tooth still remains.

From what I can tell, most of the tooth came out. When I look at where the tooth used to be, there is a hole (like a socket). However, there is a bit of white I can see. Not sure what it is, but I would guess a small part of her tooth.

Oh boy. We'll see what happens at the vet tomorrow morning.

My poor girl just did not have a good year.
2009 (in order of occurrence):
1. Tore off rear toe nail
2. CCL surgery
3. Toe nail that popped off become infected (after 6 months!)
4. She eat the bandage that wrapped up her toe nail (vet to induce vomiting)
5. Eat a chicken thigh whole, including bone (emergency vet to induce vomiting)
6. Tooth behind upper canine fell out

Poor thing.
 
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