Warning Signs of Dental Disease

  • Bad breath – one of the first signs of dental disease.
  • A yellowish-brown crust of plaque on the teeth near the gum line.
  • Visible pus or discharge
  • Red and swollen gums.
  • Pain or bleeding when your pet eats or when the mouth or gums are touched.
  • Decreased appetite or diffculty eating.
  • Drooling
  • Loose or missing teeth.
  • Pawing at the mouth

If your pet displays any of these signs, serious periodontal deisease may be present.

NOTE: Your pet does not need to show any of these signs to be suffering from dental disease.

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