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Caring For Your Dog’s Dental Health

As with any animal, good oral health is very important to your dog's overall health. Brushing your dog's teeth regularly not only prevents bad breath but can also reduce the risk of serious health problems such as abscesses. 

What is worrying is that bacterial abscesses can spread rapidly throughout the body and, via the bloodstream, can attack the heart, kidneys, liver, and brain. For this reason, it is very important to keep your dog's teeth healthy. To get more details about dogs' dental health, you may see it here.

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Below are tips for brushing your dog's teeth and other methods to keep your dog's teeth healthy.

Brush your dog's teeth

It's recommended to start brushing your dog's teeth early, partly because it allows him to get used to the activity, but also because it's a good idea to keep your dog's teeth healthy from the start.

There are toothbrushes specifically designed for dogs available at most pet stores. However, baby brushes with soft bristles are equally effective.

Dental care

Crunchy treats specially formulated to improve your dog's dental health are great for removing food from between teeth and keeping gums healthy. Crunchy foods are usually better for your dog's dental health than soft, canned, or packaged foods, so you may want to add a blender to wet foods.

While your dog may not like it, it's important to brush his teeth regularly.