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The oral cavity is essential to the overall health of cats. They use their mouths for hunting, eating, and grooming—they may spend up to 25% of their day grooming as they are very clean creatures. In addition, the mouth is the first part of the digestive tract, so a healthy mouth supports a healthy GI tract,

cat gum disease - cats mouth with periodontal disease

Periodontal disease (gum disease) affects up to 80% of dogs and cats aged two years and older. There are also subsets of oral disease that can affect the young or juvenile feline patient. One of these conditions is called juvenile onset periodontitis.

 

cat tooth pain - cat grooming

Dental disease is one of the most common, if not the most common, health issue that occurs in cats. A healthy oral cavity in cats is very important for their digestive health and quality of life. Cats use their mouth for grooming, hunting, and eating. Our felines can spend anywhere from 10-15% of their time grooming themselves. 

Canine Papilloma Virus - dog mouth warts

Papilloma Virus, also known as the wart virus, causes papillomas or small, benign tumors in different species. It’s important to note that Canine Papilloma Virus (CPV)  is specific to dogs and is not transmissible to humans. CPV occurs most commonly in young dogs whose immune system is not fully developed. 

 

Why is Good Oral Health Important for Your Pet?

 

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