Cat Dental Care

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Regular dental exams are an essential part of preventive health care for cats. During a dental exam, the vet will check for signs of dental disease, such as redness, swelling, bad breath, and tartar buildup. Dental X-rays may also be taken

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6 Interesting Facts About Dog Teeth

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Signs of Periodontal Disease in Dogs:
Red gums
Bleeding gums
Bad breath
Blood in water or food bowls
Thick saliva
Favoring one side of the mouth
Dropping food while eating
Facial swelling
Rubbing the face with the paws or on the floor

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Bone Loss, and the argument for teeth cleaning

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For a large part of the human population, cleaning of their pet’s teeth is considered a luxury.   It’s assumed that toys and treats can replace the need for regularly scheduled & routine maintenance, performed by a veterinary professional. Bone loss is something that nobody considers when they think about dental health. Pet owners consider cavities…

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