Dental caries occurs when the hard tissues of the dog’s teeth suffer from tooth decay. Oral bacteria are responsible for causing tooth decay.
· A study reveals that 5.3 percent of dogs over one year old had one or more dental cavities.
· Dental cavities affect either the root or the crown.
· For a root cavity, tooth extraction is the treatment of choice – and restoration of the tooth.
Some of the inherent risk factors that will encourage the development of caries are when the teeth are very tight together, resulting in smooth-surface caries; and when deep pockets between the teeth and gums allow bacteria to gather.
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