Cat teeth can be exposed to various substances that predispose them to dental disease. After all, the cat’s mouth is used for play, grooming, defense, hunting, and eating.
– Periodontal disease is the most common dental condition in cats and perhaps the most common health condition outranking weight issues and kidney disease.
– Feline stomatitis is characterized by extreme pain due to ulceration of tissues in the oral cavity and rinflammation.
– More than 75 percent of cats above 5 years will experience tooth resorption characterized by loosening teeth and exposed roots.
Stinky breath is a very common complaint in veterinary medicine. No one wants a kitty with yuck mouth breathing on them. Halitosis is the result of multiple different problems in the oral cavity, from simple periodontal disease to an infected mass.
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