Pet Vet: Dental Health Issues

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month, and although it is an important topic year round, this focus month reminds us that dental disease in pets is very common, and threatens their health.

Pet Dental Health Issues

Our Pet Vet, Dr. David Visser is here today to discuss pet dental health issues, and how you can help your pet.

Signs of Dental Problems
• Mouth odor (Halitosis)
• Pain during eating
• Swollen jaw or lips
• Blood or discharge around mouth

Signs of Dental Problems
• Mouth odor (Halitosis)
• Pain during eating
• Swollen jaw or lips
• Blood or discharge around mouth

Choosing a Dental Health Toy
• Appealing
• Durable/indestructible
• Has tartar control functions
• Easy to use

Pet Dental Health Tips
• “Flip the lip” dental check
• Twice-a-year dental exam
• Professional dental cleaning
• Daily home dental care