FDA Dog Teeth Warning – No Bones About It!

One of the most common problems we see are broken dog teeth –  specifically slab fractures of the upper carnassials. These are the big teeth on the side of the mouth that dogs chew with in a scissor-like action. When they fracture the whole side of the tooth snaps off, resulting

Do Dog Chews Really Work?

  There is a lot of debate about whether dog chews really are effective at controlling bad breath and gum disease in our pooches. Questions such as Which dog chews are effective? and How often should my dog be given a dog chew? come up regularly in veterinary consultations. The

Dog Breath? Dog Drooling? Trouble Chewing? Signs to Look Out for if Your Pet Needs Dental Care

Signs that your pet might be in need of a dental care might include any combination of bad breath, reluctance or difficulty chewing, chewing on one side, drooling, decreased appetite, face rubbing or pawing, reluctance to be handled around the mouth,or swelling around the face. Inside

What to Do if You See a Broken Pet Tooth

Broken dog teeth (and cat teeth) should be assessed by your vet as soon as they are noticed. If the fracture is fairly small and does not expose the pulp (living tissue inside the tooth) there is a reasonable chance the tooth will survive. However, such teeth should be monitored close

Cat and Dog Dental Problems Affect Four Out of Five Pets

Cat and dog dental disease are arguably the most common diseases we see in small animal practice, with an estimated four out of every five cats and dogs over the age of three suffering from periodontal disease, broken teeth, resorptive lesions and other dental conditions that warrant