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Dental disease in your cat Owner Factsheet

Dental disease is very common in cats and dogs. Surveys show that after the age of three years, about seven out of ten pets have some kind of tooth disorders. If left unattended these may cause irreversible damage to the cat's teeth, gums and jaw bones. Dental disease can be prevented by stopping the build up of plaque.
Dentistry: scaling Image©David Godfrey

How do I know if my pet has tooth disease?

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How does dental disease affect my cat's health?

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How can dental disease be treated?

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Will a change in diet help control dental disease?

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What else can I do to keep my cat's teeth clean?

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What if my pet doesn't like having its teeth brushed?

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