What happens if you don’t brush your dog or cat’s teeth?

Original Question: What happens if you don’t brush your dog or cat’s teeth? - Anonymous

What happens if you don’t brush your dog or cat’s teeth? Sep 7, 2020

If no oral care is taken whether it be through brushing or a dental cleaning, the bacteria can cause infection of the gums and lead to loss of the bone that holds their teeth in place.

Jeanne Perrone, MS, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)

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What happens if you don’t brush your dog or cat’s teeth?
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What happens if you don’t brush your dog or cat’s teeth?
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If no oral care is taken whether it be through brushing or a dental cleaning, the bacteria can cause infection of the gums and lead to loss of the bone that holds their teeth in place.
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