Below are photos of dogs with various stages of dental disease.

A normal healthy mouth in a dog or cat should have nice clean teeth with no gum inflammation.

Here are 4 common stages of dental disease getting progressively worse. As dental disease progresses, this an increase the risk of other health issues and can cause substantial pain.

Here are some photos of various stages of dental health or disease in dogs and cats that we see here at the Granville Veterinary Clinic.






If you look at your own dogs teeth, please be careful. Not every dog wants you to look in his or her mouth. The teeth that are most often affected and problematic are the ones in the very back top of the mouth. They can be hard to see as you have to pull back the gum tissue quite a bit to see them.