Dental Facts You Should Know…
Good oral healthcare can extend a pet’s life expectancy and reduce the risk of serious secondary conditions.
By age 3, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show signs of oral disease, according to the American Veterinary Dental Society.
The oral infection caused by plaque and calculus may enter the bloodstream, potentially affecting the heart, liver, and kidneys.
One of the biggest health threats periodontal disease poses is secondary heart valve infection. This is especially serious in pets that are older and pets that suffer from pre-existing heart conditions.