Don’t Call the Tooth Fairy: What to Do When a Pet Loses a Tooth

For humans, losing our baby teeth is considered somewhat of a right of passage. For our four-legged friends, however, losing teeth can have a completely different meaning.

When a pet loses a tooth, usually something serious is going on. Your friends at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates know how important your pet’s pearly whites are. We want you to know how to better care for your pet’s teeth so the doggy or kitty tooth fairy never needs to visit!

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Your Guide to Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth At Home

Brushing your pet's teeth is a crucial part of pet dental care

If you’re not paying attention to your pet’s teeth every day, you may be overlooking one of the best and easiest ways to give her a healthy life. Studies show that good dental health can contribute to a longer and healthier life for pets. And what better way to start off a new year than a few simple plans to promote your pet’s oral health.

The best plan you can make is to begin daily tooth brushing. Many pet owners gasp, laugh, or roll their eyes when we make this suggestion, but bear with us! With a few simple tips and tricks, and with commitment, you can make this task easier and more effective than you might think. Brushing your pet’s teeth doesn’t have to be daunting!

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Taking Care of Business: What to do About Bad Breath in Pets

Bad breath in pets is a sign of pet dental disease. Most pet owners are familiar with “doggie breath” or “kitty breath,” but did you know that bad breath in pets can actually be an indication of an underlying health issue? At Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates, we want to help you clear up your pet’s bad breath, while also improving their wellness and longevity!

A Stinky Situation

According to the American Veterinary Dental Association, over 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some form of dental disease by the age of three. Bad breath is one of the first signs that something is amiss. Continue…