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Here's Why You Need to Brush Your Dog's Teeth

By PetcoBlogger on Jan. 31, 2017

houndstoothheader.jpgWondering why you need to brush your dog's teeth? Your dog’s dental care cannot be limited to a yearly veterinary checkup. Here's how to brush your dog’s teeth and be aware of signs of potential dental problems:

Studies show that by age three, 80% of dogs exhibit signs of gum disease. Caring for your dog's teeth and overall oral health is just as important as providing him with a well-balanced diet, plenty of fresh, clean water and proper exercise.

 

Healthy teeth and gums are important to your dog's overall health and well-being, so it's best to start taking care of his teeth as soon as you bring him home.

This complete guide to canine oral health will help you:

  • Learn more about the importance of canine dental health
  • Learn how to brush your dog's teeth with a dog toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Recognize signs of dental disease
  • Keep your pet's breath fresh
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