Is Your Dog’s Bad Breath Normal? Get To Know The Top 8 Signs of Oral Disease

Oral disease can lead to serious problems for our playful companions. Proper oral care is important for dogs starting early in life. Signs of oral disease can begin to show up later in life. There are several indicators that your dog may have a problem in his mouth or gastrointestinal system and should be examined by a veterinarian.

Top Eight Signs of Oral Disease In Dogs
1.) Bad Breath
2.) Excessive Plaque
3.) Yellow or brown build up on teeth
4.) Loose teeth or tooth loss
5.) Excessive Drooling
6.) Gum Inflammation / White or Red Gums
7.) Tumors on gums
8.) Cysts underneath the tongue
Did you know that brushing your dog’s teeth is just as important as brushing your own? The American Veterinary Dental Society says 80% of dogs need professional oral care by age three. Make sure you ask your veterinarian to show you the proper way to brush your dogs teeth.
Always consult your veterinarian if you have questions about your dog’s health.