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Hey. All the rats that I have ever had had teeth like this? Is this too long? What should I do if so? I can add pics of other rats, just ask! Thanks!
Nose Skin Head Chin Hand
 

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Yes, the vet can 'clip' the incisors if they need it. The bottom ones look long, and it looks like he has an underbite. Top and bottom should be similar in length. Is he having trouble eating, like dropping food or only eating soft foods?
 

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Yes, the vet can 'clip' the incisors if they need it. The bottom ones look long, and it looks like he has an underbite. Top and bottom should be similar in length. Is he having trouble eating, like dropping food or only eating soft foods?
Nope, all my rats have this though they eat lab blocks and have a million chew toys!
 

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The bottom ones are one the long side but they look well aligned so should be ok.A sign to look out for if they becoming a problem is a wet chin from drooling.
 

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Thanks guys, I learned something new ;) I'll have to take a close look at my boys just for reference.
 
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