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O ral cysts are not uncommon in dogs. Many of these cysts are benign and may cause significant amounts of bone and soft tissue destruction.
D entigerous are the most common type of oral cysts we treat at this practice. Usually an impacted or embedded tooth/teeth that have failed to erupt are the cause.
T he patient was examined for a painful swelling in the left maxillary area that appeared to be fluid filled.
A fter the dental images and examination was completed the tentative diagnosis of dentigerous was made.
S urgical intervention was discussed and was scheduled and completed at the same time.
Impacted Tooth / Bone Destruction
Cyst Lining Removed / Swab Defining Nasal Cavity
Re-established Maxillary Bone
Six Week Follow up