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19 Products That Clean Cat and Dog Teeth

Ensuring the Healthiest Cat and Dog Teeth

By Ryan Gellis. December 20, 2012 | See Comments

19 Products That Clean Cat and Dog Teeth

Dental health is more important than you might think. A guide to the best products you can treat your cat or dog's teeth with.

A healthy mouth is a beautiful thing. Strong, pain-free cat and dog teeth, good breath, and the ability to comfortably eat are all functions of a healthy mouth and teeth. Our furry friends also use their mouths to pick things up and move them, to clean themselves, and to show affection. Good dental health is important.

It may come as a surprise that dental care is often undervalued in comparison with other health concerns for pets. Make sure your vet is doing a thorough check of the teeth and mouth. To ensure that your cat or dog’s dental health is up to par, take a gander at some of these top dental care products.

Pet Toothpaste

It isn’t just for people. Toothpaste helps break down the sugars that can damage teeth and gums in your pet. These pet toothpastes are specially formulated to taste good enough that your pet will be excited to get their teeth brushed.

C.E.T. Enzymatic Toothpaste

  • Fights both current and future plaque build-up
  • Strengthens enamel and whitens teeth
  • Helps freshen breath

Petrodex Toothpaste for Dogs

  • Tasty poultry flavor
  • The enzymatic formula helps separate plaque from the tooth enamel
  • Freshens breath

Triple Pet Toothpaste

  • Great vanilla flavor
  • All natural sugar free toothpaste is sweetened with stevia, an herb, and uses just a touch of tea tree oil to promote healthy gums

Check out other toothpastes

Toothbrushes and Dental Picks

A good toothbrush is easy to use, reaches all the places it has to, and stands up to some wear and tear. In fact, in the case of most cats and dogs, it has to stand up to a lot of biting, clawing, and gnawing. These tools are tough enough for the job.

C.E.T. Oral Hygiene Kit for Dogs

  • Each kit includes a finger brush, dual ended toothbrush with two brushing heads, and a 2.5-ounce tube of flavored enzymatic toothpaste
  • Helps to neutralize mouth odors with natural antibacterial action

Quadbrush Toothbrush with Holder

  • The ultimate pet toothbrush for your dog
  • Special ergonomic design wraps around teeth for maximum reach and the cleanest clean
  • Safe, complete, and thorough cleaning for pets

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Dental Medications

When an infection occurs in the mouth it can be painful enough to disrupt eating. Don’t disrupt your pet’s flow of nutrition; get them the medicine that will start the healing process. Here are a few common oral infection medicines.

Clavamox

  • Treats a variety of bacterial infections including canine periodontal disease and abcesses in the mouth
  • A penicillin based anti-bacterial
  • Works for both cats and dogs

Antirobe Caps

  • A highly effective antibiotic used to treat dental infections such as an infected mouth cavity
  • Easy to administer capsules
  • Results can be seen in as little as fifteen minutes after the administered dosage

Metronidazole

  • An antimicrobial antibiotic used for the effective treatment of oral infections like periodontal disease
  • May also be used with other types of antibiotics such as penicillin, some cephalosporins, and amino-glycosides

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Dental Chews

Dental chews are the easy, tasty way to get a little more dental health into your dog or cat’s day. These delicious treats clean teeth and freshen breath as they get chewed up.

St Jon Petrodex Dental Chews

  • The chews' unique texture and enzymatic formula help clean dog’s teeth and gums
  • The enzymatic solution is activated by your dog’s saliva
  • Real beef hide taste

Dingo Dental Sticks

  • Cleans teeth with natural baking soda
  • Made with real chicken bits
  • Sized for all dogs

Nylabone Dental Dog Chew

  • Specially designed shape includes dental tips that remove tartar and plaque and massage gums
  • Good for any dog who loves to chew, from hard chewers to teething pups

C.E.T Hextra Premium Chews for Dogs

  • Chews are coated with exclusive patented 10% solution of chlorhexidine gluconate, a well-known antiseptic that continues working for up to 24 hours
  • Made with real beef hide for flavor and natural abrasive cleansing action

C.E.T Hextra Premium Chews for Cats

  • Tasty fish flavor and sized properly for a cat’s mouth
  • Coated with chlorhexidine gluconate, a well-known antiseptic that continues working for up to 24 hours
  • Freshens breath and improves oral hygiene

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Healthy Teeth Toys

Not all toys are created equal. These toys are really exercise objects for active cats and dogs to keep their jaws strong and their teeth actively chomping away.

Kong Dental

  • Constructed of rubber that is firm enough for the patented Denta-Ridges to clean teeth and soothe gums
  • Features a replaceable braided rope allowing more feisty pet parents to join in all fashions of tug games
  • Made in America to last a long time

Nylabone Pro Action Dental Dog Toy

  • Multi-texture design provides dental stimulation and chewing satisfaction
  • Satisfies natural urge to chew, while reducing tartar and massaging gums

Rawhide White Knotted Bone

  • Strong and all-natural bone will not break and splinter
  • A convenient size for smaller chewers
  • Has the natural taste and feel of a real bone

View all of our Healthy Teeth Toys

Dental Sprays and Drinking Additives

Sometimes it is hard getting inside your pet’s mouth. These sprays and liquids have many of the same cleaning powers of a good toothpaste without requiring all of the elbow grease of brushing.

Petrodex Dental Spray

  • This dental spray makes it easy to keep your dog’s mouth clean
  • Contains no alcohol and requires no rinsing as it fights bacteria
  • Chlorhexidine formula works to diminish plaque and tartar accumulations, and can either be applied right to your dog’s mouth, or to dental toys directly before they are used

C.E.T. Aquadent Drinking Water Additive

  • Formulated by veterinary dental specialists to help freshen your pet's breath and maintain oral hygiene
  • Mix with your dog’s water and you are done -- their teeth are cleaned as they drink
  • Freshens breath and fights plaque with glycerine and xylitol

C.E.T. Chlorhexidine Rinse

  • For irrigation of the oral cavity before, during, and immediately after any dental procedure
  • Apply liberally to all oral surfaces

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