Keeping Your Pets Teeth Bright : Advice, for National Pet Dental Health Month

Keeping Your Pets Teeth Bright : Advice, for National Pet Dental Health Month

February is the time to highlight #NationalPetDentalHealthMonth a nudge to remember the significance of maintaining our companions oral health. Like us, pets can face issues that impact their overall well being. From #halitosis to #periodontaldisease overlooking your pets hygiene can lead to health complications in the future. Lets explore some tips to ensure your pet sports a smile and gleaming teeth.

1. Consistent Brushing : The Core of Dental Care

Similar to how you brush your teeth your pet also requires brushing for clean and healthy teeth. As per the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) brushing your pets teeth 2 3 times a week significantly reduces the risk of problems.

2. Dental Chew Toys: Enjoyable and Beneficial

Dental chew toys not provide entertainment for your pet. Also contribute to their dental well being.
According to the American Kennel Club (AKC) chewing on toys helps eliminate plaque and tartar buildup lowering the chances of issues.

3. Dental Treats : Delicious Snacks with Advantages

Snack time can double as an opportunity, for care!
The Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) suggests using treats that have been proven to reduce the buildup of plaque and tartar.

4. Regular Vet Check ups : Importance of Professional Care

Make sure to schedule check ups with your vet to check on your pets health. Professional cleanings may be needed to remove plaque and tartar. The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) highlights the benefits of exams for early detection of dental problems.

5. Balanced Diet : Essential, for Overall Health

A balanced diet is vital for your pets health, including their oral health. The American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) stresses the role of nutrition in keeping their mouth healthy.

6. Watch for Signs of Dental Issues : Early Recognition is Crucial

Be on the lookout for signs like breath, swollen gums, trouble chewing, drooling or reduced appetite as they could indicate problems. Early identification and intervention can help prevent issues from turning into health concerns according to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

By following these recommendations, in caring for your pets teeth you can ensure their oral health stays optimal allowing them to enjoy a lifetime filled with smiles, treats and playful moments.
During this National Pet Dental Health Month lets make a pledge to ensure our furry friends have teeth and a bright smile to flaunt! #aplusnaturals #immunity

References :

AVMA. Information, on Pet Dental Care
AKC. Top Dog Chew Toys for Sparkling Teeth
VOHC. Approved Products List
AAHA. Guidelines for Dental Care in Dogs and Cats
AVDC. Resources, for Pet Dental Health