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Complicated crown fracture, dog
Complicated crown fracture, dog

    The image depicts a complicated crown fracture of the right maxillary fourth premolar tooth of a dog. This can also be referred to as a “slab” fracture. The red area within the center of the tooth depicts pulp exposure. While the tooth is not currently bleeding, the pulp is exposed and will become nonvital without immediate treatment.

Courtesy of Dr. Brenda Mulherin.