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March is Dental Month at Quarrington Veterinary Practice

March is Dental Month at Quarrington Veterinary Practice

Dachshund dog holding a toothbrush.Its March now, which means its Dental Month at Quarrington Vets. Remember… to qualify for the 15% off dentals offer, you need to book in for a FREE initial health check with one of our Registered Veterinary Nurses.

It’s hard to believe, but it’s thought that around 75% of cats and dogs over the age of 4 years old have some form of dental disease.

If plaque is left to accumulate on teeth, gum inflammation (Gingivitis) may occur, which if left untreated, could lead to gum recession, causing roots to be exposed. This can be quite painful for your pet and may result in tooth loss in the long term.

The best way to combat this is through regular teeth brushing, although, a large, hard plaque build up may need a scale and polish.

Does your pet have smelly breath? Have you noticed a visible plaque build up on your pets teeth like the picture below? Why not give us a call on 01529 307 878 to book in for your FREE health check.