Veterinary Dental Services
Bad Breath IS NOT NORMAL
Bad breath is produced by the accumulation of bacteria in the mouth.
Bacteria=gingivitis and tartar=calculus=gum recession=tooth loss
Dental disease IS PREVENTABLE.
Dental disease CAUSES PAIN AND DISCOMFORT.
Signs of oral and dental diseases in dogs and cats:
- Bad breath.
- Loose teeth or teeth that are discolored or covered in tartar.
- Your pet shies away from you when you touch the mouth area.
- Drooling or dropping food from the mouth.
- Bleeding from the mouth.
- Loss of appetite or loss of weight (this combination can result from diseases of many organs, and early veterinary examination is important).