Yes. There are several short-term and long-term benefits of brushing your dog’s teeth regularly. How often you brush your dog’s teeth is a matter of preference, but it is highly recommended to follow a regular dental hygiene plan for your dog.
Yes. PEDIGREE® DentaStix® has a unique shape and texture that helps clean even the hard-to-reach spots in your dog’s mouth. It helps reduce the build-up of tartar by up to 80% and contains active ingredients that support your dog’s gum health. A combination of regular brushing and using PEDIGREE® DentaStix® can do wonders to maintain your dog’s dental hygiene levels.
You may use a human toothbrush with soft bristles to clean their teeth. However, using a toothbrush that has been specifically designed for dogs is highly recommended.
Ignoring your dog’s dental health can put them at risk of developing tooth decay, gum disease and other infections over a period of time. Plaque and tartar build-up can not only cause bad breath, but also heightens the risk of other dental problems that can cause discomfort and pain to your dog. Infections that originate in the mouth can potentially spread to your dog’s body and result in fatal conditions that could be detrimental to your dog’s health.