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Georgeypudding
19-08-2010, 10:29 AM
for buring molar spurs?

I was quoted 115! I want know if thats about average. Im in the middle of swapping vets so wont be using them anyway but it seems alot?

And is clipping spurs the norm?

georgie_f
19-08-2010, 10:54 AM
I haven't had to have Daphne's done since she had her insicors out but her's used to cost between 80-100.

Don't let the vet 'clip' them. It'll leave rough edges which will cause more problems later on.

Bavarian Bunny
19-08-2010, 10:58 AM
I think I paid about 65 Pounds, that included general anaesthetic and the dental work. It has been a while, though. It was definitely a lot less than 115 Pounds. :shock:

biscuitblossom
19-08-2010, 11:03 AM
I paid over 100 when Jasmine had her molars burred ,did include a tear duct flush as well.

Tracy
19-08-2010, 11:05 AM
My Herbie is a dental bun (every three weeks at the moment :() and for a GA dental it costs me 65. That includes a Zantac injection to stimulate his guts. Herbie has his molar spurs burred, not clipped.

The Duchess
19-08-2010, 11:07 AM
I haven't had to have Daphne's done since she had her insicors out but her's used to cost between 80-100.

Don't let the vet 'clip' them. It'll leave rough edges which will cause more problems later on.

We're about the same as this. There's a lot involved hence the cost so I think that this is reasonable for an unconcious molar dental.

lizzyjm
19-08-2010, 11:32 AM
I think it also depends where your vet is based - London vets seem to charge much more for things. I'm hoping my two never need anything like this!

Lspacehopper
19-08-2010, 11:36 AM
Wait for someone else to come along, but our vets do conscious dentals for not that much at all :)

Georgeypudding
19-08-2010, 11:52 AM
It's a wee bit expensive then not much more :) we're in northants so not a city like London, the vet in general is expensive, ATM I'm paying 11 ish a month per bunny :shock:
so clipping is a nono? The vet said they clip because there is a big vein in the mouth?
Are consious dentals okay? I'm not sure my two would like that :S

georgie_f
19-08-2010, 11:58 AM
It's a wee bit expensive then not much more :) we're in northants so not a city like London, the vet in general is expensive, ATM I'm paying 11 ish a month per bunny :shock:
so clipping is a nono? The vet said they clip because there is a big vein in the mouth?
Are consious dentals okay? I'm not sure my two would like that :S

I think conscious dentals very much depends on the rabbit. I would never put Daphne through one for her molars, although she did have her one insicor (bloody thing grew back!) burred down when she was awake the other day.

I'd still say no to clipping too. I would of though there'd be more chance of hitting a vein that way as burring is more controlled than a pair of clippers would be. I'd be worried they'd accidentally lop the tongue off or something! :shock: (I worry lots! :lol:).

Blackberry & Co
19-08-2010, 12:18 PM
I asked my vet about conscious dentals and she said the couldn't be done for molar work because of how they have to clamp the rabbits mouth open etc (gave me far too much detail for my liking!)

Blackie has to have molar work, which is due again soon, the last one was 170, but that included stasis treatment and an overnight stay in a staffed hospital.

yvette
19-08-2010, 12:22 PM
Oh dear.I paid 250.
But that was 3 lots of meds...as he had a sore tongue and wasnt eating a thing, got taken into hopital and on a drip then the actual op.So no idea.I guess that was pretty good for a sick bunny.I got him the tues and rushed him in the wed.He was done that friday.

FudgeTort
19-08-2010, 03:17 PM
I believe it was about 60 for Brian's.

Santa
19-08-2010, 05:34 PM
My current vet charges about 95; my previous vet charged around 35. HOWEVER my previous vet used to simply file off any points/spurs. My current vet spends a great deal longer burring the teeth down to just above the gum line and shaping them properly so that they stand more chance of growing normally afterwards. So sometimes I think you get what you pay for.

If you're interested to know more about conscious dentals, just type it into the search box and you'll find some threads with various opinions :)

mini lop1
19-08-2010, 05:36 PM
it was a long time ago now must of been 9years ago when mitzi had them done regularly ie every 4months, it was 45 back then, i suspect that would of gone up alot, as i know speying/neutering has gone up alot since he was done too

helgalush
19-08-2010, 07:24 PM
Around 20ish - ours does it as a conscious dental and it doesnt cost much more than a normal consultation. That said she is a 'rabbit vet' AND very confident/experienced at it. I understand that not many vets do conscious ones and it is a contentious issue for many reasons. I can understand why people dont like the conscious ones for their buns or why a vet would not want to do one.

Elena
19-08-2010, 07:27 PM
Mischa's was about 80. Apparently it goes up the more work they have to do but his weren't too bad.

KerinTravis
19-08-2010, 09:38 PM
Around 60 a time. That includes GA, rasp/burr of molars, all the meds, and often some fibreplex if I need it. All the check ups after are free. This includes regular dental checks. My vet doesn't put the bun under just to check their teeth - which I have experienced before :roll:

My Vets in Rushden - Wellpets, isn't far from you either ;)

Just PM me if you want more info about them

Bunnyaddict
19-08-2010, 09:46 PM
About 50 :) But we do get 20% off everything with having so many bunnies registered with them :)

clutterydrawer
19-08-2010, 10:28 PM
Sorrel's dentals used to cost around 80 - 90 including meds and checkup afterwards.