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Hello Dr B. Just following on from my question about Eric's loose tooth, I forgot to ask, what's the best way to clean them - with a small brush or one of those rubber finger things? As he hates me cleaning his teeth, I want to do it with as little distress to him as possible?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Good morning,Both are acceptable to use but I do find that using a small brush (even a children's tooth brush) safer for fingers and more effective generally. Of course, whichever we use, do make sure to choose an enzymatic tooth paste since these keep working on the tarter even after we stop brushing. As well, I would note that I have seen some positive results with Plaque-Off (More Info) in dogs and that too could be something to use here to help keep his teeth in good stead with what brushing he will allow.All the best,Dr. B.
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