Signs your pet might need to have professional teeth cleaning.
Often, dogs and cats won’t show that they’re struggling with oral pain.
Still, there are a few signs you can look for to determine whether a visit to the vet is necessary:
Is a visit to the vet necessary?
- Noticeably bad breath
- Red, swollen gums
- Yellow/brown buildup on the teeth along the edge of the gum line
- Dropping food and/or eating less than usual
- Eating awkwardly (smacking their lips, sticking tongue out)
- Blood-tinged saliva
- Loose or broken teeth