Did you know that taking care of your dog’s teeth is one of the keys to a long and happy life for your pet? Dental disease can lead to numerous health problems for your dog, which is why routine brushing and dental exams are important for the overall wellness of your furry family member.
Benefits of Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth
Healthy teeth = better breath
Daily and/or weekly brushing can reduce dental diseases that can affect your dog’s organs
Helps to prevent the buildup of plaque and tartar
Brushing daily helps in preventing tooth loss well into their older years and helps avoid problems if they do lose their teeth
Helps you spot any issues early on
Benefits of Routine Dental Health Checks
4 out of 5 dogs over the age of 3 have some sort of periodontal disease. Routine checks can help prevent tooth disease
Preventative care can save you money in the long run
Adult dogs have 42 teeth. When you have a puppy heading into adulthood, retained baby teeth can cause problems. Your vet will be able to keep an eye on this
Helps remove plaque and tartar buildup in your dog’s teeth
All of the above are important reasons why brushing and maintain your dog’s teeth helps them to live a healthier, happier, and better life. Want to read more on how nutrition plays a key role in optimal dental health? Click here.