Most people are very aware of their own teeth. We know about plaque control, cavity prevention and the social evils of bad breath. Most people also visit their dentist regularly. Despite this awareness of human dentistry, many pet owners do not realize their animals are subject to the same problems.
Why care for your pet’s teeth?
Do cats and dogs feel pain like us?
What can you do about your pet’s oral or dental health?
The longer term solution is to look after your pet’s teeth with regular brushing and checking – just like you do with your own.
Photo shows a healthy dog's mouth, showing well-maintained teeth.
This information and image come from www.toothvet.ca
Fraser Hale, DVM, FAVD, dipAVD