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Our almost 4 year old rescue has had terrible breath since we rescued her. It doesn’t smell like normal dog breath it smells like an infection or rot. I’ve had our vet check several times and they say the smell is normal and her teeth look fine.

I decided to have a look myself and found what looks to be a split in her bottom jaw. The two middle bottom teeth look like they are being pulled inward and they are green! Has anyone had something like this in their pup? Is this a normal deformation or was she injured and it grew back this way? She recently started grinding her teeth at night as well. She eats/drinks, chews nylabones, plays and goes to the bathroom like normal. Please help!
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That does not appear to be normal at all.

The gum line should be pretty flat all the way across. Tough to tell if thats swelling from an infection or if some type of trauma happened, but I would see either an oral specialist for your dog, or at the least, see a new vet.

My guy had issues in the same place, but his gums looked nothing like your girl's.
 

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Your dogs gums should not be swollen like that. Is she maybe chewing on something she shouldn't be? Is she crated does she chew on the door? One of my boxers as she got older had some benign tumors removed from the inside of her mouth they were located along the lower jaw line it kept getting bigger so they were removed. I don't think your dogs jaw is spit that looks to me like swelling and her teeth should not be green so there is definitely a problem there I would consult with another Vet like Matt said. Her breath should not be that bad.
 

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Thanks for the responses. It’s hard to tell if it’s swollen or if there’s actually a gap in between her gums. We are taking her to a new vet this week for a full check up. I will post an update when I have one.
 

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Yes please let us know what they say. Her gums should not be swollen like that. It looks like a couple of her smaller teeth in the front are green in color that's not normal at all and if they need to pull those that will not affect her at all. I am amazed the Vet you see now was not concerned with this and the fact she has terrible breath.
 
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