Dogs aren’t known for having minty-fresh breath, but good dog dental care can prevent the bacterial accumulation that causes bad breath. Many veterinarians recommend pet owners brush their dog’s teeth every day, with special toothpaste and a toothbrush designed for dogs, but it takes time to get pets accustomed to tooth brushing.
Some pet owners find that having a groomer perform the initial dog teeth cleaning makes dogs more cooperative with tooth brushing at home. DogDayz offers professional dog dental cleaning that can help preserve your pet’s pearly whites, and when you board your pet with us, either for daycare or longer, we can clean your dog’s teeth during its stay.
Why dental care matters
Dogs are at risk for the same types of dental maladies that affect humans, such as swollen gums, periodontal disease and gingivitis. Dental care for dogs that includes regular tooth brushing may protect pets from developing serious oral health problems.
When plaque and tartar build-up on a dog’s teeth, owners may need to take their pet to a veterinary dentist. The dog teeth cleaning cost at a veterinary office is much higher than what DogDayz charges, because veterinary cleanings usually require sedation, as well as invasive procedures like scraping the surface of the tooth beneath the gum line.
The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that about 80 percent of dogs develop some form of periodontal disease by age two. Regular dental cleaning can help prevent gum disease, and regularly veterinary check-ups can ensure that if gum disease does develop, it’s identified early enough that its effects may be reversible.
Ask us about our dog teeth cleaning services
We’re happy to answer any questions you may have about dog teeth cleaning or our other grooming services. Feel free to stop by our Noblesville facility, call us or use our online form to send us your questions.