Can I remove tartar and plaque from my dog or cat’s teeth at home?

Original Question: Can I remove tartar and plaque from my dog or cat’s teeth at home? - Anonymous

Can I remove tartar and plaque from my dog or cat’s teeth at home? Oct 3, 2020

Once plaque and tartar has been established in the mouth, it is very difficult to remove it through the use of home care products. In this situation, it is best to have a professional cleaning performed and then begin daily home care after recovery.

Jeanne Perrone, MS, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)

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Can I remove tartar and plaque from my dog or cat’s teeth at home?
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Can I remove tartar and plaque from my dog or cat’s teeth at home?
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Once plaque and tartar has been established in the mouth, it is very difficult to remove it through the use of home care products.
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