Pets have dental problems too…


Is the result of the accumulation of bacterial plaque.
As tartar increases, bacteria multiply and cause localised inflammation.


Is the bad smell of your pet´s breath, it comes from the infection that plaque accumulation produces.


Is bacterial and food residues gathering on the surface of the tooth.


Is a hard brown-gray sediment on the surface of the teeth. Tartar can encourage the growth of harmful microorganisms.

Dental Pain

Is caused by the inflammation that develops because of the growth of harmful microorganisms that lead to infection.

Important facts

  1. By 2 years of age, 90% of dogs and cats have periodontal disease.1
  2. Periodontal disease is painful and affects your pet’s quality of life.1,2
  3. Prevention is better than cure!
1. B. Niemiec et al. World Small Animal Veterinary Association Global Dental Guidelines (2020), Journal of Small Animal Practice, Vol 61.
2. Bell A, Helm J, Reid J. Veterinarians’ attitudes to chronic pain in dogs. Vet Rec. 2014 Nov 1;175(17):428. doi: 10.1136/vr.102352. Epub 2014 Jul 15. PMID: 25028465.

Does my pet suffer from periodontal disease?

Please answer all the questions

My pet´s breath smells bad
My pet refuses to eat dry food
My pet seems to be in discomfort when it is chewing
I´ve seen bleeding coming from my pet´s gums or teeth
My pet has lost a tooth
My pet is elderly
My pet touches its mouth with its paw as if something were bothering it there
My pet´s gums are very red
My pet´s teeth seem dirty

Ask your vet for a dental check at your pet’s next appointment

Your vet may advise dental treatments for your pet such as scaling the teeth to clean them.

Dental homecare such as the regular use of DENTIHEX® is vital to keep your pet’s teeth and gums healthy.