Now that your pet has been examined by your vet and the teeth have been professionally cleaned (if necessary), what's next? These tips will help you find the best "tools" and techniques for your pet's dental needs.
A professional cleaning (and removal of any diseased teeth) will make home dental care easier and often with better long term success. This FAQ discusses different types of pet dental care products and where to find them.
Bad breath in pets, especially dogs, is often joked about, but can be a serious health problem. Rarely is bad breath related to last night's dinner. Often, it is a sign of poor dental health that should be checked out with your veterinarian as soon as possible.
This FAQ looks at a common problem, especially for dogs: worn down teeth. What causes teeth to wear, and what should you do about worn down teeth in your pet?
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A viewer asks if loose teeth will ever "tighten back up" after playing tug 'o war.
Guest author Jennifer Fry, VMD offers this "Dental Letter" for pet owners who have been told that their pet needs a dental cleaning. This letter explains the process and what to expect.