There is no vet with exp in rodent dentistry. I'm in an Eastern European country, most vets probably didn't even see a guinea pig. The second vet, who is more knowledgeable on the subject compared to my regular vet, basically told me that if he has surgery he's going to die.
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It should regrow pretty quickly. Keep an eye on the length of the top tooth on that side -- it may ultimately need to be trimmed if it overgrows too much while it doesn't have an opposing tooth to keep it ground down.
See http://www.guinealynx.info/teeth_broken.html for more info.
When his tooth fell and I went to the vet to check on him, the vet cut a bit from him other one also. She cut a bit too much and he was left with a 0.5cm gap between his remaining bottom tooth and his up ones. Now his remaining bottom tooth grew back, but his upper teeth kinda curled inwards and his bottom on is grinding OVER the upper ones. I can try to take pictures if that doesn't make sense.
I decided I should probably level all his teeth off to be straight by the time his bottom tooth finishes growing. But because I know it's hard to control how much you cut with the pinch(?) I thought it might be better to file them.
Unfortunately neither vet#1 or vet#2 have a file so I asked around and found a vet who says they are expert in exotic pets. This vet said they could file his front teeth but he would need to be put under anesthesia. I obviously won't do that, but is it true? Nowhere on the internet where I read about using a file on the front tooth did it say they needed to be anesthetized. They said I should make an appointment and have them check Noty out, but do they sound like they know what they're talking about, should I go to them?
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