February 14, 2016 Photos by: karelnoppe/Bigstock
Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is incredibly common in dogs. In fact, an estimated 80 percent of dogs show signs of dental disease by the time they reach three years of age. As common as gum disease is in dogs, it is also extremely preventable. In this article you will learn about the top methods for maintaining your dog’s dental wellness.
Popular Types of Dog Dental Care Products
There are a variety of different methods and products designed to help pet owners maintain their dog’s dental health. Below you will find a list of the most common options as well as some pros and cons for each one:
Taking care of your dog’s teeth is important and should be considered an important part of your dog’s overall health regime. By implementing any of these doggy dental options, along with regular vet checkups, you can stay on top of plaque and tartar that can cause major problems.
Kate Barrington is the loving owner of two cats (Bagel and Munchkin) and a noisy herd of guinea pigs. Having grown up with golden retrievers, Kate has a great deal of experience with dogs but labels herself a lover of all pets. Having received a Bachelor’s degree in English, Kate has combined her love for pets and her passion for writing to create her own freelance writing business, specializing in the pet niche.