What are the common symptoms in pets with dental diseases?
Pet dental problems develops slowly and can be sneaky, but watch out for these signs:
- Tartar Buildup: The gradual accumulation of plaque and tartar on your pet’s teeth.
- Loose and/or Broken Teeth: Dental issues can weaken teeth, leading to breakage or loss.
- Extra Teeth or Retained Baby Teeth: These can cause crowding and dental problems.
- Bleeding from the Mouth: A concerning sign indicating gum disease or injury.
- Bad Breath: Persistent foul odor could signify dental problems.
- Pain or Swelling in or around the Mouth: Your pet may show signs of discomfort.
- Reduced Appetite or Refusal to Eat: Dental pain can lead to reduced food intake.
- Abnormal Chewing, Drooling, or Dropping Food: Behavioral changes related to dental discomfort.
- Discolored Teeth: Stains or discoloration may indicate dental issues.