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Can you upload photos of this tooth to our conversation? You can upload photos by using the paperclip or add file icons above your message box...if you can see those icons on your device. You can also use an external app such as dropbox or navigate to justanswer.com/help/using-justanswer and scroll down to "other".
Of course, we anesthetize Frenchies. It sounds as if you'll need to find another vet.
Thank you. Give me a moment to take a look, please.
Can you move your finger away from that tooth and repeat the photo, please?
Don't get hurt.
Amoxicillin dosed at 22 mg/kg twice daily is effective in the oral cavity.
You won't be able to perform a nerve block on that tooth in an anesthetized dog.
Doctor, does it make sense to you that vets don't anesthetize an entire breed? Of course not. You've been misinformed. Please find another vet who knows how to address Cash. We have special anesthetic protocols for these dogs. You even have the option of having a specialist veterinary dentist attend to Cash. Please see here:
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