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Why You Should Take Care of Your Pet’s Teeth

Taking a proactive approach to your pet’s dental health is very important. In fact, tooth and gum problems are very common in pets. Four out of five dogs have some form of dental problem by the time they are 3 years old. Here are important reasons why you should take care of your cat’s teeth:

Healthy teeth and gums equals a pet with pleasant smelling breath.

Periodontal disease can pave the way for serious health issues as the bacteria in the mouth can spread to other vital organs of the body and cause disease in the heart, kidneys, liver, etc. 

Regular dental checks can help ensure that there is no retained baby teeth as it can cause irritation of the gums and increase buildup of tartar.

Bring your pet to your animal hospital Ellicott City, MD for regular dental checkups and cleanings.

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