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Should dogs get braces? YES! Many breeds typically have odd teeth, whether it be overbites, underbites, or crooked teeth making it difficult to close their mouths or chew. If your dog has teeth that hit other teeth or soft tissue when they chew or bark, your veterinarian can advise you on braces for your dog.
Are there dog braces for teeth? Since the 1980s, veterinary dentists have used braces and other orthodontic appliances to treat dogs with painful and potentially dangerous dental issues.
Do braces for dogs hurt? Dog ACL brace cons:
The dog will still limp while wearing the brace (for some period of time) Relatively expensive ($1000+) Doesn’t relieve pain, especially if a meniscal tear is involved. Needs to be worn long term (possibly for life)
Can you straighten dog’s teeth? Using an Orthodontic Device. Talk to your vet about orthodontic devices. Your vet may recommend putting a device to put in your dog’s mouth to realign the abnormally positioned teeth. A popular orthodontic device for dogs is the inclined plane, also known as a bite plate.