Pet Dental Health Month: Signs of Periodontal Disease in Cats


Happy #Caturday!

Did you know that February is Pet Dental Health Month?  Although many cat owners don’t realize it, periodontal disease is a common health problem in cats.  This is especially true for cats over the age of three years old.  Fortunately, there are ways to prevent this common dental problem and keep your pet happy and healthy.

Signs to Lookout For:

  • Dark red lines along the gums
  • Red and swollen gums
  • Ulcers on the gums or tongue
  • Loose teeth
  • Pus
  • Difficulty chewing food
  • Excessive drooling
  • Excessive pawing at the mouth area

Read this article for more information on how you can keep your cat’s pearly whites healthy.  If you do experience any problems with your cat’s teeth, tongue or gums, give our office a call.  Our experienced, cat-friendly veterinarians can help keep your cat happy and healthy.

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