Posts Tagged: periodontal disease

Periodontal Disease: Tooth or Consequences

periodontal diseasePeriodontal disease is inflammation and infection of the tissues that surround the tooth.  If the tooth is told, this is the most common medical condition diagnosed by veterinarians.  80% of dogs and cats over the age of 3 have some form of periodontal disease.  The consequence of ignoring dental disease will lead to tooth loss and even organ damage. Continue…

Dental care: flip the lip, I dare you!

Dental care

Can you imagine what your teeth would look like without daily dental care? If you have a pet, flip the lip and take a look at its teeth.  I’m promoting National Pet Dental Health Month and I will be posting several dental articles this month.

Unless your pet chews on lots of hard toys I bet there is some form of dental disease. In fact, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show some form of dental disease by age three. Unfortunately, two-thirds of owners do not provide dental care that is recommended by their veterinarian. Continue…

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