If you do not take proper care of your pet's oral health, you are putting your pet's health in jeopardy. While neglecting your pet's dental health causes problems in the mouth, it can also compromise your pet's overall health. If you are looking for help maintaining the health of your et's teeth and gums, our team at Bridgerland-Cache Animal Hospital is here to help. We offer the testing and dental care your pet needs to maintain a healthy mouth at any stage of life.
You probably brush twice a day to keep your oral health in tip-top condition. Similarly, brushing your pet's teeth is essential in eliminating bad breath and gum disease. Use a gentle toothbrush and vet-recommended toothpaste to clean your pet's teeth.
Like humans, a proper diet is important for maintaining your pet's dental health. Consider Vitamin C and calcium-rich foods for healthy gums and teeth. Encourage pet-friendly chews to discourage growth of plaque.
No matter how diligent you are in cleaning your pet's teeth, you can't reach all the mouth's surfaces. As a result, plaque may accumulate over time, causing bacteria to form. For this reason, please bring your pet to our clinic at least once per year for professional cleanings. Our vets have special tools and skills to remove stubborn tartar.
One of the most cost-effective ways of maintaining your pet's oral health is by practicing preventive dental care. Taking care of your pet's oral health has numerous benefits, including:
If you want to maintain the health of your cat or dog's teeth and gums, you must combine at-home oral care with pet dental appointments.
Need to take control of your pet's oral health? If you are in or around Logan, UT, contact our veterinary team at Bridgerland-Cache Animal Hospital for all your puppy care or kitten care needs.