It is said that the condition of the dog’s mouth can reveal a lot about it’s health. A dogs’s bleeding gums or teeth can be an indicator of health issues such as oral inflammation, plaque buildup or even diseases such as oral cancer or other disorders that are invisible to the naked eye. Bleeding gums can occur when the gums appears to be swollen and red and they bleed easily while it looks like teeth are bleeding too.
Causes of dog’s bleeding teeth
There can be a lot of different things that can cause bleeding inside the dog’s mouth. As previous mentioned, it could be because of some serious diseases such as oral cancer as well as because of some less serious disorders. Dogs can hurt their teeth or gums by chewing some toys or bones or even some other things that they find through their exploration of the things around them. Bleeding gums could be caused by bad oral hygiene. Although it may sound strange, dogs need their teeth brushed and they even need some occasional dental cleaning at the veterinarian. Bad oral hygiene can lead to some oral inflammation and infections. Dog teeth bleeding can even occur because of the parasitic, fungal or bacterial infections in other body parts.
Treatment of dog’s bleeding teeth
Treatment for bleeding teeth and gums will be specified when it’s sure what is causing it. Depending on the cause there could be different solutions. If the main problem comes directly as an oral problem, veterinarian will recommend appropriate dental care. If the cause is found in other parts of the body, there could be different medical interventions for different medical problems that can cause infections that leads to the bleeding gums and teeth. These medical interventions can be simple as a change in a diet as well as some more serious surgical procedures.
It’s very important to treat dog teeth bleeding once it’s noticed. There are lot of dogs that suffers just because oral inflammation goes unnoticed while it could easily be fixed. Make sure to learn how to take a good care of your dog’s dental hygiene and learn some new information at your nearby veterinarian office.