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Dental care for all the family
Updated: 5/7/2008 12:00:27 PM

Everyone knows it is important to take good care of our teeth, but what about the family pet?

According to News Now 10, poor dental hygiene can cause the same problems in cats and dogs as those that occur in humans, including gum disease, tooth loss, infections and bad breath.

It recommends a number of measures people can take to keep their pet's teeth healthy, starting with checking them regularly.

The news provider also suggests giving cats and dogs hard food every day, as this can help prevent tartar build up.

In addition, toys such as nubbie bones, dental rope and greenies can promote healthy gums and cut down on tartar.

Most vets say pets' teeth should be brushed at least twice a week, using special animal toothpaste, News Now 10 reported. Vets can clean a cat or dog's teeth as dental hygienist would with humans during the pet's annual checkup.

There are a number of ways to tell if a cat or dog is suffering from poor dental health, according to i-pets.com, including red or sore gums, yellow teeth or excessively bad breath.

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