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Your cat’s gum health is a key component to her overall health and happiness. It is important to keep an eye on her oral hygiene and to be familiar with the most common signs of health or gum disease. By being aware of your cat’s gum health, you can avoid the painful, potentially life-threatening, and costly issues associated with gum disease in your cat.

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Hello, my name is MooShu and I am a 10-year-old Pekingese.

And my name is Hazel Grace and I don’t know how old I am or what kind of dog I am.

We moved to Fort Collins, Colorado last year and we absolutely love it! Our mom, MJ Redman, works at Four Seasons Veterinary Specialists in Loveland where she is a veterinary dentist and oral surgeon.

  

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Gingival hyperplasia, also known as gum overgrowth, is an oral disease that affects dogs, humans, and, to a lesser extent, cats. It manifests as overabundant gingival tissue, or enlarged gums, that creates “pseudo-pockets” between the gingiva and tooth surface.

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Fractured teeth are common and typically occur when our pets chew on hard objects, like rocks, bones or antlers. Dental fractures can also occur when our pets are victims of trauma, such as being hit by a car.  When a dog tooth is broken, there are multiple treatment options to consider.

 

 

Why is Good Oral Health Important for Your Pet?

 

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