When we were young, our parents often told us that we could not lick the gums with our tongue, otherwise, we would not grow new teeth! This is our tooth changing period, and the deciduous teeth will gradually fall off and grow stronger permanent teeth. In fact, like humans, Bichon Frise dogs also have their own teeth changing period. However, due to the different calculation methods of dog and human age, the nodes entering the tooth changing period are also different. The dog’s tooth changing period is from four months to one year old. During this period, dental health care work is also very important.
In the period of tooth changing, Bichon Frise puppies will become very fond of gnawing because of itching. The slippers, sofa, table legs, floor, etc. at home may become tools for them to grind their teeth. At this time, the owner does not need to reprimand the Bichon Frise too much. This is the normal physiological reaction at this stage. If the dog is worried about biting the items at home, he should prepare some suitable chewing gum toys in advance. And feed the main pay close attention to the dog, don’t let it bite the unclean things so as to infect bacteria, resulting in diarrhea, diarrhea, or other diseases.
Pet owners often because of a variety of reasons, such as lack of awareness of cavity health care, underestimate the harm of dental plaque, dislike to brush the dog’s teeth, etc., making the oral health of the Bichon Frise dog very poor. Once again, we appeal to all of you, in order to be better than the bear, the owners must form the habit of brushing their dogs’ teeth regularly.
When the bear is seven months old, its permanent teeth are basically stable. After that, they only need to keep regular cleaning and nursing to avoid halitosis or other oral diseases. It is better for the owner to take the dog for the oral examination regularly.
The purpose of the regular inspection is to let the veterinarian know more about the prevention of oral hygiene of Bichon Frises. In this way, once the dog’s dental plaque is found to form rapidly or some signs of oral disease appear, the doctor can help to treat it as soon as possible, so as to avoid the serious trend of the disease.
Once diagnosed with oral disease, the veterinarian will give a detailed treatment plan, such as comprehensive professional tooth washing, removing long-term dental plaque, tartar and dental calculus on the teeth; if there is gum cyst or even cauliflower-like tissue, it is usually necessary to remove part of the necrotic gingival tissue, or pull out the teeth at this place, so as to facilitate the follow-up treatment.
All in all, regular cleaning, regular inspection, and prevention are the most effective. I hope your Bichon Frise will never suffer from the tooth extraction.
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