Imagine how your teeth would look and feel if you didn’t brush them daily. The same applies to your pets’ teeth. Bad breath and stained teeth are unappealing, but many pet owners aren’t aware that these may be symptoms of serious gum disease. A Good dental health is a very important aspect for your pets overall wellness. Therefore it is always advisable that you take your pet for a dental check-up at least once in a year.
The significance of oral hygiene is important. It is a fact that your pet’s gums and teeth are very easily prone to bacterial infection due to poor oral hygiene and these bacteria can reach the heart linings through the oral cavities or lesions. Such conditions can lead to serious health problem called bacterial endocarditis. Similarly, life threatening conditions such as kidney damage and joint problems are a common sequel to bacterial invasion through the unhealthy oral cavities.