We tend to overlook the bad breath we get from our pets, thinking it is normal, of which this symptoms like sore throat, Bad breath or bleeding gum are caution that our pet might be developing a painful periodontal tissues or diseases.
Importance of a dog’s dental care could be stressful but a healthy dental care helps pets eat meals comfortably. Pets, also need time to time brushing to help avoid deadly germs, also to enable them have a long healthy teeth and gum.
If peradventure the gums is infected and not treated on time it will intensify, which would also affect the teeth and create holes which stores more harmful germs and bacteria.
As it progresses it causes the gums to bleed, the root of the teeth might also be exposed or loosen and your pet may actually feel pain as she chews or does anything with the teeth.
With time the bacteria will find its way into the bloodstream of the pet, causing them to have liver and kidney problems. It is extremely painful but it is also very preventable.It is not difficult to discover if your dog’s gum or teeth has problems, the signs are clear.
Here are some of the most common signs,
- No appetite
- Bad breath
- Sensitivity around the mouth
- Loose or missing teeth
- Difficulty when chewing
- Discolouration of the teeth
- Inflamed and bleeding gums
- Constant itching of the mouth or face
Start helping your pet with the usual tooth brushing routine, pamper them and give extra gifts, the quick scrub timing can even become a good bonding experience.
- Wrap the cotton around your finger to hold it firm,firstly rub the teeth with the cotton pad. This will help familiarize your pet with the process.
- Step by step you introduce it to toothbrush,specially designed for dog toothbrushes with toothpastes, can get that from pet retailers. Please do not use toothpaste made for humans.
- The gum is the main focus, also the line at which teeth meets with the gums is a very delicate place to scrub.
- Use at least 30 seconds to brush each side of the mouth in like 3-4 days a week.
Giving care to our pets teeth is very important because the care of oral hygiene too can also determine how healthy our pets are.