Pet Dental Care FAQs


Some of the frequently asked questions about pet dental care include:

What are the main dental issues associated with pets?

Most of the pets have different dental issues, but fractured teeth, teeth discoloration, plaque and tartar are the most common issues that are associated with most pets.

How do I know that my pet has dental problems?

Unlike a person, your pet will not tell you what it is feeling. However, there are some symptoms that will tell you when your pet has dental problems. When you pay close attention to your pet, you will discover some of the following signs and symptoms, bad breath, bleeding gums, excessive drooling, loss of teeth, build up of tartar, difficulty in eating, pawing, inflammation, receding gum line, among others.

Do pets require their teeth brushed?

The teeth of your pets require brushing regularly. Brushing your pets’ teeth is very important since it prevents dental problems by removing the plaque which causes tartar build up or even any infections on the gums.

Can I use my toothpaste to brush my pet’s teeth?

The answer is definitely no. Pets also have their toothpaste that you can get from the veterinarians around you. You can never use your toothpaste to brush your pet’s teeth. This is because your toothpaste has some substances that can be very harmful to your pet.


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