Dental disease in cats and dogs occurs mostly below the gum line where you can’t see it

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This is why treatment is aimed at eliminating the voids that form under the gums, trapping debris and infectious material. Treatment may involve reduction of overgrown gums, surgical exposure of roots, meticulous cleaning of all root surfaces so that healing can take place, and, in more advanced cases, the placement of graft materials to help replace missing bone.

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