Dental care for cats: prevention and treatment of dental problems

Dental health is essential to your cat's overall well-being. Ignoring dental care can lead to serious problems, affecting not only your cat's mouth but its overall health.

  • Importance of dental care: Explain why it is crucial to maintain good dental hygiene in cats, including preventing diseases like gingivitis or periodontitis.

  • Signs of dental problems: Identify common symptoms of dental problems in cats, such as bad breath, difficulty eating, or red and bleeding gums.

  • Prevention of dental problems: Discuss prevention methods, such as using special tooth foods and toys, and the importance of regular tooth brushing.

  • Regular visits to the veterinarian: Emphasize the importance of regular dental checkups by a veterinarian.

  • Treatments available: Introduce the different treatment options for dental problems, including professional cleaning, tooth extractions and medication treatments.


Early prevention and treatment of dental problems is essential to maintaining your cat's health and happiness.


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  • Martin, B. (2022). “Impact of Dental Problems on the General Health of Cats”. Journal of Feline Medicine.

  • Chevalier, L. (2023). “Innovations in the Dental Treatment of Cats”. International Congress of Feline Medicine.