Aside from the adorable eyes of your huskies, they also have pearly white teeth that need to be maintained. Similar to when people lazily brush their teeth, tartar could be piled up and build up in it, which later on causes varied discomforts and teeth alarming conditions.
Brushing your husky teeth is as important as brushing your own. Though many dogs may maintain their white teeth effortlessly, it's still vital for owners to care with their teeth' condition and strength. When dog owners like you don't take care of your teeth, you might suffer from periodontal issues and bad breath. This may result in mouth infections and tooth loss.
Periodontal disease, or gum disease, refers to a particular inflammation of the part of your dog's tooth support structure. It's caused by bacteria that accumulate and grow beneath the gum line, causing it to recede, exposing the tooth root. This condition can be treated to prevent further inflammation, and it's often prevented by following proper oral care procedures. This is one of the most common conditions you will see on dogs. You need to pay attention to cleaning your husky's teeth to avoid some of the health risks.
How to clean dogs’ teeth
There are many ways to clean and brush your dog's teeth. Some are medical procedures, while others are done on your own. One method that your Siberian Huskies' veterinarian may use is anesthesia, which is used to safely and efficiently clean dogs' teeth. But of course, you can also help clean and brush your dog's teeth at home. You just need to remember that the teeth’s cleansing agent is different than the oral cleansing items utilized by humans. This is because some of the human toothpaste ingredients can be harmful to your dogs.
Brushing products for dog’s teeth
There are grooming products that are designed only for dogs. You can find them in pet stores, but your vet could also provide them for you. Your huskies will be happy and excited to get their toothpastes that can be of different flavors and tastes.
Introducing toothpaste and tooth-brushing to your husky
The first thing you can do to introduce your dog's toothpaste is to taste it. Then, you can brush your dog's teeth by running your finger along his gum. You can repeat this process until you're sure your dog is ready for brushing. So use a husky toothbrush. Make small circles of floss along the gum line. Don't brush your dog's teeth for more than thirty (30) seconds. Siberian Huskies typically brush their teeth twice a week to maintain their brightness and cleanliness. To make brushing your huskies' teeth fun. Let him use a toy to clean his teeth and make it more interesting.
Make sure to have your dogs' teeth checked every month to know whether their teeth are healthy. If there is any broken teeth, it will be addressed immediately.
In America, a particular dental society estimates that about 80% of dogs show indications of having oral disease at age of three. With the large number of affected dogs, it’s important to clean dog’s teeth regularly to avoid dental problems. Though chewing crunchy foods and toys removes some plaque on their teeth, it is still not enough to maintain its cleanliness. Aside from your dog’s diet, it’s vital to pay attention to your dog’s gum and dental condition.