What are the Methods for Protecting Dog Teeth?

Most pets have serious dental problems due to a lack of attention to cleanliness, including dog teeth. Dental care is very important for dogs to prevent disease in their teeth and mouth which tends to cause bad breath. Currently, many dental treatments for dogs are also tried in clinics and veterinarians so that they can make it easier for you. However, if you are committed to keeping your own dog’s teeth clean and healthy, you can do it at home on a regular basis.

Dog Teeth


Dental Disease in Dogs




  • Plaque is germs and dirt that sticks to and
  • live on the teeth in the oral cavity
  • Regular maintenance by brushing your teeth regularly can remove plaque



If plaque is not removed quickly, it will react with saliva and congeal to form calculus that sticks firmly to the teeth which is called tartar.

  • Can cause infection of the gums
  • Indications: cause bad breath and redness of the gums
  • The method of removing it is by scaling the teeth



If the tartar is not removed quickly, it can separate the teeth and gums, forming cavities and encouraging the growth of more bacteria


  • Can cause loose teeth, swelling, coincide in, and infection
  • The growing growth of germs can enter the bloodstream in open injuries to the gums. Causes problems with the functioning of the heart, liver and kidneys
  • Read in full: Periodontal in Dog Teeth
  • What is good dental care for dogs?
  • Regular visits to the vet, oral checks
  • Teeth cleaning by a vet, a kind of dental scaling
  • Regular dental care at home, such as brushing your teeth
  • Oral Examination of Dogs by Veterinarians
  • Checking the shape of the face such as whether there is swelling of the gums or not
  • Examination of the outer surface of the teeth and gums

Checking the inside by opening the dog’s mouth, including teeth, gums, tongue, palate, oral mucosa, tonsils, and ventral tongue zone

Palpate (hold and squeeze) and assess the size, shape, and consistency of the salivary glands and lymph nodes in the neck


  • Dog Teeth Cleaning by a Vet
  • Anesthesia (anesthesia)
  • Radiography (x-ray) to calculate and see the health of the teeth and oral bones
  • Rinsing the mouth with an antibacterial solution
  • Start scaling teeth. Cleaning tartar found on teeth and gums
  • Sterilize any remaining tartar with a special solution
  • Polishing teeth to remove microscopic scratches
  • Check your teeth and gums for signs of disease
  • Rinsing the mouth with an antibacterial solution
  • Adding a dental agent to prevent further plaque build-up
  • Note abnormalities or additional procedures
  • Ensuring a good dental care program for dogs


Dog Oral Care at Home

Pay attention to oral diseases such as bad breath, red and swollen gums, yellow-brown patches, pain or bleeding in the gums and mouth

Look for discolored, cracked, or missing teeth

Brushing your teeth regularly means to avoid other oral diseases


Distribute foods that are not only healthy but can also protect your dog’s teeth.