Our expert says:
Chewing hard objects often results in tooth injury. This can result in the pulp of the tooth to become inflammed or bleeding - results in the pink colour of the teeth often called pulpitus. Sometimes the tooth will return to its normal colour but most often the tooth can turn purple because the blood gets trapped within the dentin. This can also be a source of bacterial infection which could potentially lead to other problems.
Your options are to remove the source of trauma and get the teeth examined by your veterinary surgeon. Your local veterinary surgeon will be able to advise you as to what your options are.
Options available: Leave alone, Root canal therapy, Extraction, Restoration, Crown therapy, Dentinal sealing with radiographic monitoring.
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