Fresh Facts on Pet Dental Health [Infographic] Blog Feature
Holly Everett

By: Holly Everett on February 8th, 2018

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Fresh Facts on Pet Dental Health [Infographic]

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According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), 80% of dogs and 70% of cats will develop some form of oral disease by age three. Overlooking pet dental health could lead to serious problems for pets, but it can be prevented with proper care. February is Pet Dental Health Month and the perfect time to create good habits that will last all year long.

Keeping a consistent in-home regimen is important to long-lasting dental health:


Brush your pet’s teeth regularly

The AVMA recommends that you brush your pet's teeth daily. But in most cases, this is not always feasible, especially if your pet will not cooperate. However, it's not a reason to disregard the brushing process altogether.

Maintain fresh breath between brushings and vet visits

Although brushing is the best way to keep your pet's mouth clean and healthy, there are dental solutions which can also help. Adding solutions to your pet's drinking water can help fight bacteria in between brushing.

Promote clean teeth and fresh breath with a dental treat or chew.Pet Food Experts offers a variety of dental chews to help control bad breath and fight tartar and plaque.

dental-month-infographicSource: https://www.avma.org/public/PetCare/Pages/Pet-Dental-Care.aspx

Learn more about pet dental health from the American Veterinary Medical Association.

 

About Holly Everett

Holly joined the Pet Food Experts team in 2014, starting in a sales support role before joining the Marketing team as Communications Coordinator in 2015. She leverages her marketing knowledge, deep understanding of our customers' needs, and love of pets to provide latest in product, industry and Pet Food Experts news, as well as helpful tips to help our retailer partners grow their business. When she's not working, you will find her spending time with her friends and their dogs, cuddled up on her couch with her cats watching her favorite TV shows or reading about the latest news in marketing, pop culture, and the pet industry!