In this article, we explore Animal Dental Hygiene: Why It’s Crucial.

It is essential to practice appropriate oral hygiene in order to keep your teeth healthy.
If you don’t, it can lead to a whole host of additional health problems.
The same can be said for the animals who live in your home.

According to the article titled “Pet dental care” that can be found on the website of the American Veterinary Medical Association, “Dental health is a very essential element of your pet’s overall health, and dental disorders can cause, or be caused by, other health problems” (AVMA).
According to the information in the article, you should take your pet to the veterinarian once a year so that they can perform a checkup on his teeth and gums.

According to the article published by the AVMA, you should take your pet to the veterinarian for a checkup before his annual dental appointment if you see any of the following signs:

• Unhealthy breath

• Teeth that are loose or broken;

• Teeth that are discolored or have tartar on them;

• Pain in or around the mouth;

• Bleeding from the mouth;

• Swelling in the area surrounding the mouth

According to the article published by the AVMA, animals can suffer from many of the same dental issues that people do, including: broken teeth and roots; periodontal disease; tumors or cysts in the mouth; and

It is never too early to have a veterinarian examine your pet’s teeth.
According to the American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS): “after they reach the age of three, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats will manifest some form of dental disease.” This information was obtained from the American Veterinary Dental Society.
Animal Dental Hygiene is an essential part of  any pets health. This is true for both dogs, and cats.

It is the ideal time for those who have pets to learn about the dental health of their pets and take steps to maintain the health of their pets’ teeth and gums. Some of these steps include brushing your pet’s teeth and making appointments with your veterinarian for cleanings.
Good oral hygiene is vital for the health of pets, as pet dental problems can lead to major health issues. So make sure to get your furry friend a dental appointment.