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A special tip from Carole

Now you can rescue your best friend from painful tooth decay, dental disease, bad breath, without dangerous anesthesia, harmful alcohol and the yucky taste of other brands.

Dentasure spray and gel were recommended to me by a facebook friend and after using them on my darling Poppie for only three months, Poppie had pearly white teeth again.

I have tried many natural remedies in the past, but nothing compares to DentaSure (shown below).

Give it a go, you won't regret it (I usually spray Poppie's toothbrush and brush her teeth immediately after she has eaten). It is pretty economical too, because I still have 3/4 of a bottle of spray lef!

 

  • Just what your dog needs, good dental health without spending a fortune.
  • Easy to use, simply spray Fido's teeth or use the gel on your finger or a toothbrush. Poppie doesn't minded me using a toothbrush, because I always made it worth her while with a never ending supply of her favourite dental treats and of course lots of kisses and praises.
  • No harmful alcohol. Contains only Grapefruit seed extract, Grapeseed extract, Propolis, Xanthan gum and Stevia.

Like humans, dogs have differnt natures and tastes. For your convenience I have listed some other excellent and comparitively priced oral health products that your dog may prefer and which also compliment DentaSure Sray and Gel.

Periodontal inflammation and infection (known as the “silent killer”) are linked to multiple dog dental problems including:

  • blindness
  • diabetes
  • emphysema
  • heart disease
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • loss of jaw bone
  • nasal infections
  • oral cancer
  • osteoporosis
  • osteomyelitis
  • problems during pregnancy
  • stroke

All about periodontal grades

How periodontal disease (gum disease) is graded and treated
Periodontal grades and treatment chart
Key to periodontal grades and treatment chart

 Periodontal Disiease in Dogs

How periodontal disease (gum disease) is graded and treated

There are a number of factors used to assess the oral health of dogs and to allocate periodontal grades to each one checked.

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These include:

  • The symptoms of gum disease, e.g. the health of the gums
  • The depth of the pockets between the gum and the teeth (this is measured using a calibrated probe. In a dog with healthy gums the normal depth is 2-3 mm
  • The x-ray results

After assessing these criteria, the severity of periodontal disease present can be determined and a probable outcome or prognosis made.

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Periodontal grades and treatment chart

For ease of understanding where your dog's current dental diagnosis fits, we have prepared the following chart as a general guide to periodontal grades.

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Key to periodontal grades and treatment chart

*Subgingival = under the gum line.
**Gingival sulcus = the "pocket" formed between the tooth and the gum.
***Gingivectomy = surgical removal of gum tissues.

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This article and information forms part of the Carole's Doggie World Holistic Library and is presented for informational purposes only.The information is not intended to be a substitute for visits to your local vet. Instead, the content offers the reader information researched and written by Carole Curtis for www.carolesdoggieworld.com

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