As with our own teeth, plaque WILL develop even on the cleanest of teeth. If this plaque is not removed it will soon become mineralized tartar or calculus. Your pet’s teeth will then become chronically inflamed and in turn the teeth and gums will begin to separate.
Once this separation has occurred the tooth is in serious trouble and without proper attention may become rotten and eventually fall out. A severely inflamed mouth proves to be a real drain on the body’s immune system and can have harmful and damaging effects on the body as a whole; such as tooth root abscesses, bone, kidney and heart disease (Osteomyelitis, Pyelonephritis and Endocarditis).
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