Just as we humans need to see a dentist, it’s essential for dogs and cats, too.
Why is dental care so important? Recent studies have shown that 70% of adult cats and 80% of adult dogs show symptoms of oral disease. In fact, most pet parents are not aware that their pet is dealing with dental issues. Bad breath, plaque build-up, excessive drooling, sore or bleeding gums when eating or chewing, and decreased appetite are signs that your pet’s teeth may require veterinary attention.
Just as it’s important for you to see a dentist regularly, it’s important for dogs and cats as well. Your pet’s oral health is directly connected to their overall health. Signs of dental disease include:
- Bad breath
- Loose, broken, or missing teeth
- Yellow or brown teeth
- Red, inflamed, or bleeding gums
- Difficulty or pain when chewing
- Pawing at the mouth
- Excessive drooling
If you notice any of these symptoms, please contact our team, and we’ll be happy to help.