How can I treat my dogs teeth at home?
- Brush Your Dog’s Teeth with Delicious Toothpaste.
- Nibble on Dog Dental Chews.
- Spritz Dog Dental Spray.
- Gnaw on Chew Toys.
- Attend Regular Professional Veterinarian Cleanings.
What is routine dental care for dogs? “You should brush your dog’s teeth daily or every other day because plaque is easily brushed away and takes about 48-72 hours to harden and calcify,” he says. “Once it’s calcified, it needs to be scraped off by a professional.”
What is the cost of having a dog’s teeth cleaned? Typically, dog teeth cleaning costs between $300 to $700, which doesn’t include special treatments for periodontal disease or tooth extractions. These extras can add several hundred dollars to the total vet visit cost.
What is the best thing to clean dogs teeth? “Brushing a dog’s teeth using a soft-bristle toothbrush and a toothpaste designed for pets is by far the most effective form of dental preventative care,” explains Coates. The key, she says, is to use a toothbrush with extra-soft bristles so as not to startle your dog or cause it discomfort.