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Tips For Recognizing Dental Disease

By February 5, 2013

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Open Wide  polandeze on FlickrDental disease is commonly seen in dogs and cats, and it is often more involved than simply "bad breath." Problems range from malodorous breath to loss of teeth to heart and liver problems.

Regular checkups and dental cleanings will prevent many of these health problems. Knowing what to watch for will help your pet maintain good dental health.

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