Even the most loving dog owners sometime underestimate the importance of good dental care for their pet. Caring for your the teeth of your Maltese dog is vital to maintain good health.
The effects of lack of doggie dental care can be devastating. Dogs do not get cavities as easily as humans, however plague is the leading cause of serious issues.
A dog that does not have a regular routine of cleaning can end up with severely rotted teeth. This puts the dog in great pain. Once at this limit of decay, extraction is usually needed.
When a dog is missing many of their 42 teeth, this can again cause the dog discomfort when attempting to eat or when playing with their dog toys.