Brushing & Food: Keys to Maintaining Your Cat's Oral Health
Did you know that brushing your cat's teeth is just as important as brushing your own? According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 70% of cats show signs of oral health problems by age 3. Brushing your cat's teeth is easier if you follow this step-by-step guide.
Poor oral health often begins with a buildup of sticky plaque that, if not removed, hardens to form tartar. This can impact the health of your cat's teeth and gums.
Signs of a Oral Health Issues:
- Bad breath
- Yellow or brown buildup on teeth
Always consult your veterinarian if you have questions about your cat's health.
What can you do to help?
If you aren't able to brush your cat's teeth every day, you should consider feeding her a cat food specially-formulated to provide dental benefits.
A smart choice could be Hill's® Science Diet® Oral Care cat foods, which provide precisely balanced nutrition for adult cats and helps protect from plaque and tartar buildup.
- Clinically-proven to reduce plaque and tartar buildup
- Proprietary fiber technology works like a toothbrush during meals
- Larger-sized kibble scrubs plaque and tartar from the surface of teeth
- Freshens breath
- Ideal levels of vitamins and minerals to maintain strong, healthy teeth