Teeth Brushing 101 for Cats

Cats need to have their teeth brushed on a routine basis just like dogs and even people. If possibly, you should brush your cat’s teeth once a day or at least two to three times a week. Feeding crunchy dental treats can also help naturally breakdown tartar and plaque. Ask your vet about a toothbrush and toothpaste for cats. You may also use a finger cover that has bristles on it. Place it on your finger and then place your finger in your cat’s mouth and gently wipe the teeth and gums. You may use gauze wrapped around your finger to do the same thing. If you have trouble, consider scheduling a routine cleaning from a professional dental veterinarian. Cleanings can be done every six months to a year. It’s important that you have your local experienced vets Burlington ON check your cat’s teeth regularly.


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