- Not a substitute for professional veterinary help.
Dental disease affects approximately 80 percent of dogs and cats over the age of three. The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) recommends annual dental cleanings beginning at age one to two. These regular cleanings are important, allowing your veterinarian to look for periodontal disease and possible fractured teeth.
In honor of National Pet Dental Health Month, we’re bringing you the top reasons to care for your dog’s teeth, plus ways to know if your dog is suffering from dental disease.