Can you pass our pet dental health “pup” quiz?
Take our quiz and check your answers below!

Question 1.) What is the easiest way for you to upkeep your pet’s dental health?

a.) Toothbrush and toothpaste
b.) Bones
c.) By eating, my pet upkeeps their teeth themselves

Question 2.) What is periodontal disease?

a.) A serious gum infection that damages gums and can destroy the jawbone.
b.) A disease that slowly eats away at the muscles in your dog’s face
c.) When your gums bleed from brushing your teeth too much

Question 3.) Name a few common pet dental problems.

a.) periodontal disease, bad breath, stomatitis, plaque and tartar
b.) dog oronasal fistulas, dog gingival recession, dog bone loss
c.) dog systemic disease, bad breath, feline gingivitis

Question 4.) Which dog dental disease is totally preventable?

a.) Periodontal disease
b.) Plaque
c.) Bad Breath
d.) All of the above

Question 5.) What are signs your dog may have a dental disease?

a.) Dribbling, bad breath, sore mouth, difficulty eating
b.) Yellow or brown tartar on teeth, bleeding gums, pawing or rubbing the mouth, loose teeth or tooth loss
c.) All of the above

Answer Sheet

Question 1: a.)

While bones and eating keep your pet’s teeth to use, the only sure way to upkeep your pet’s teeth is with a toothbrush and toothpaste.

Question 2: a.)

Exactly that! Periodontal disease is a serious gum infection that damages gums and can destroy the jawbone.

Question 3: a.)

A few of the most common dental problems include periodontal disease, bad breath, stomatitis, plaque, and tartar.

Question 4: d.)

With proper dental care, you can help your pet avoid periodontal disease, plaque, and bad breath.

Question 5: c.)
Dribbling, bad breath, sore mouth, difficulty eating, yellow or brown tartar on teeth, bleeding gums, pawing or rubbing the mouth, loose teeth or tooth loss are all signs your dog may have an dental disease.

If you got… 5/5

Congratulations!
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If you got… 4/5

Your snout is pretty up to snuff – but you may want a quick refresher. Check out our other blogs like how to know if your dog has bad breath.

If you got… 3/5 – 1/5

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If you got… 0/5

Yikes! Looks like you may need extra help with your pet’s dental health! Visit a Pet Planet near you for a personal consultation on all our dental solutions.