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Canine Periodontal Disease: Does my dog have gum disease?

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Canine periodontal disease is a type of inflammation of the gum and deeper supporting structures of the teeth that can lead to bone loss, tissue damage and tooth loss.  The term gum disease is usually used to describe periodontal disease in dogs, but can also refer to gingivitis. Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gum caused by dental plaque. Whilst …

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12 Products to Make Your Pet’s Teeth Shine

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Oral hygiene is important, that’s why we brush our teeth! Proper tooth care is also important for our pet’s too – because (in most cases) their teeth aren’t brushed everyday. This allows bacteria to build up and feed on food debris on teeth. These bacteria build up to form plaque – a difficult-to-remove layer that coats the teeth. As this …

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How to Reduce Plaque & Tartar with ProDen PlaqueOff

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Unfortunately, dogs aren’t able to pick up a toothbrush every morning and evening to maintain proper oral hygiene. As such, they can start to develop some problems with plaque. Plaque is the build up of bacteria on teeth in such a way that they form a tough protein film over teeth, which can increase the likelihood of gum infections.

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