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How to treat a dog tooth abscess is a common question for general practitioners and board-certified veterinary dentists. It’s a question that is first answered with more questions. 

What is the cause of the tooth abscess?

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Oral home care for your feline companion is an integral component of maintaining a healthy oral cavity along with routine professional cleanings (COHAT). And brushing your cat’s teeth is considered to be the “gold standard” in oral home care.

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How many times has your veterinarian pleaded with you to brush your dog’s teeth? This task may sound daunting and even a little dangerous, but with the proper instrumentation, technique, training, and a positive mindset, it may be accomplished.

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The causes of facial swelling in dogs and cats are numerous and can vary significantly in size, shape, firmness, and location. The significance can also be quite variable, ranging from minor to life-threatening.

Why is Good Oral Health Important for Your Pet?


Pet Dental FAQ's