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At Animal Ark Vets in Ilford, we advise that your pet’s dental hygiene is just as important as any other routine and preventative treatment. Like humans, pets can develop a build-up of tartar, leading to tooth decay and gum disease.

Brushing your dog or cat’s teeth once or twice a day is the best option for good oral hygiene. 

We do have other products such as liquids to add to your pet’s water to help reduce plaque build-up and reduce bad breath (halitosis) as well as veterinary dental diets. Teeth brushing is the very best course of action though for your pet’s dental and oral health. We can discuss these different products and diets that may be of interest to you at any of our surgeries.

For more information about dental care for your pet, call your local Animal Ark Vet practice in Ilford on 020 8599 8544 or book an appointment below.

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Signs of dental disease in pets

  • Bad breath (halitosis)
  • Visible tartar build-up on teeth
  • Red or inflamed gums (gingivitis)
  • Discoloured teeth
  • Drooling
  • Loose teeth
  • Bleeding from the mouth
  • Slowness or reluctance to eat
  • Chewing on one side of the mouth
  • Dropping food from the mouth when eating
  • Swelling around the mouth (from potential tooth root abscesses)

We are happy to answer any questions you may have, as well as advising you on the recommended products or dental diets for your pet. Contact your nearest Animal Ark Vets branch in Ilford for a consultation by calling us on 020 8599 8544.

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