Teeth Grinding in dogs can be a sign of pain
Teeth grinding can be a sign of the dog having oral or dental pain. Chronic teeth grinding or bruxism by dogs can result is severe dental wear. A comprehensive oral health assessment and treatment (COHAT) from a veterinary dentist is indicated when teeth grinding is observed.
This boxer was teeth grinding.
The second premolar was fractured with pulp
Fracture second premolar tooth. Pulp exposure is a source of pain and cause
for teeth grinding.
Dental radiograph of fractured premolar. Extraction of the fractured tooth resolved the
teeth grinding episodes.