Articles with oral health

Dental Health in Dogs: Talking Teeth

Dental Health in Dogs: Talking Teeth

Is your dog’s bad breath sabotaging your cuddle time? Is your kitty drooling while nibbling her kibble? If so, your four-legged family member likely has dental disease. Banfield Pet Hospital’s 770-hospital network study identified dental disease as the most common malady among pets. It affects 68% of cats and 78% of dogs over three years of age. What causes dental…

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Anesthesia-Free Dental Cleaning: Does It Work?

Anesthesia-Free Dental Cleaning: Does It Work?

It’s natural to have concerns about general anesthesia, whether for ourselves or for our beloved dogs. After all, no matter how young and healthy the patient, there is always some associated risk. For this reason, anesthesia-free dental cleaning for dogs has become more and more popular. As well as the lower cost of cleaning Fido’s or Fluffy’s teeth without anesthesia…

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Canine Dental Care: Look at Those Snappers, Will You?

Canine Dental Care: Look at Those Snappers, Will You?

A vast majority of dogs suffer from some level of periodontal disease by the time they become three years old. Dental disease doesn’t affect only the mouth; it can have negative impact on the entire body. You can read more about that here: Bad Breath in Dogs: When Bad Breath Can Kill! There are ways to prevent or delay periodontal…

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