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Dental Health for your Siberian Cat

Posted on September 2, 2020 at 4:20 PM

One of the least practiced but most important care strategies for your Siberian cat is regular, proper dental care. 

Your Siberian's teeth and gums should be cleaned a minimum of 3 to 4 times a week; a dental exam given by your cat's Vetarinarian every 12 months;  and professional dental cleanings scheduled every 24 to 36 months. 

Be sure to ask your Breeder about the best way to care for your Siberian's teeth and gums. 

https://www.vet.cornell.edu/departments-centers-and-institutes/cornell-feline-health-center/health-information/feline-health-topics/feline-dental-disease" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Feline Dental Disease is a thorough article from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine on the impact of neglecting dental care for your Siberian cat.  it discusses the three most common dental diseases in cats: gingivitis, periodontitis, and tooth resorption, and says that "Dental disease in cats can cause serious pain and discomfort, which can impact a cat’s quality of life. In many cases, dental disease causes a cat to stop eating, which leads to a variety of health problems."

Categories: Health & Disease, Care Practices