Wednesday, April 18, 2012

How to Brush Canine Teeth

The average dog's nose has 44 teeth, 22 above, 22 below. These teeth are divided into 8 upper and 6 lower front teeth, 4 canines, 16 premolars, 4 upper and 6 lower molars.

At the age of three to four weeks your puppy gets the first teeth - milk teeth. In total there are 28 pieces. With three or four months they become loose, fall out and be replaced by permanent teeth.

Puppies should lose their milk teeth before the permanent teeth come out. If the baby teeth still there when the second teeth are visible, please contact your veterinarian.

The first teeth usually come second, the two upper front teeth, as the last large canine teeth in the mandible and maxilla. Most puppies will feel little, if breaking the teeth, but it can happen that will produce more saliva during teething.

Dental Problems
Because bad teeth in dogs are common, you should seek from the beginning right to dental care. Examine your pet's teeth regularly, at least once per week, and watch for warning signs such as:

• Bad Breath
• Bleeding gums
• formation of tartar and plaque

Daily brushing your dog goes a long way to prevent dental problems. Ask your veterinarian for a dog toothpaste and a toothbrush.
Toothpaste, which was developed for humans, is not suitable.


Sun dogs do you clean your teeth
First, make sure that the line is secured.

Make or sit back and your puppy so that you get good at its mouth.

Put some toothpaste on your finger and let the puppy lick it, flick the toothpaste then gently on his teeth.
Once he gets used to it, you can use a dog toothbrush.

Pull his cheeks and lips back gently, so you can brush your back teeth.

Brush in a circular motion, making sure that you clean the area where the tooth meets the gums.

Try and reach the back teeth, because there is where most dental problems.

It is important that your puppy is calm and relaxed during tooth brushing is. Praise him so thoroughly.

At the beginning of this task may seem rather tedious, but it becomes easier with each passing day. If your puppy get used to brushing, it will be for both of you soon no longer a problem.

In addition to brushing your teeth with a toothbrush, there are special foods that the teeth of adult dogs helps to stay healthy - such as Hill's ™ Science Plan ™ Oral Care Specially formulated large Trockenfutterst├╝ckchen with a particular structure, clean the teeth and keep them free of plaque.

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