Dental Problems in Chinchillas

Having healthy teeth is important to the overall well-being of your chinchilla. Caring for his teeth isn’t hard, but you should definitely keep an eye out for these common dental problems.

Just like every other rodent, the teeth of the chinchilla continually grow throughout its lifetime. If you don’t provide your pet with enough stuff to chew on, his teeth could become overgrown, which can be painful. Long teeth can also make it nearly impossible for your furry friend to chew his food.

Other dental issues can also come up and they include dental disease and trauma. An especially common problem for some chinchillas is malocclusion, which means your pet’s teeth aren’t growing in alignment with each other.

If you suspect that your pet has a dental problem, schedule an appointment with your veterinarian Tri-Cities, MI. You can also click here for more information.

Dental Problems in Chinchillas


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