Navigation Links
Owners Reminded That Pets Need Dental Care, Too
Date:1/8/2008

d Dental Care, Too campaign and through it seeks to help educate pet owners and remind veterinary health care team members of the importance of routine pet dental check-ups and home care maintenance options such as frequent brushing, routinely checking a pet's teeth and gums, and feeding specialized daily nutrition like Hill's(R) Prescription Diet(R) t/d(R) Canine and Feline pet foods.

"Effective oral home care coupled with regular professional dental care provides the pet with an optimal combination for maintaining a healthy mouth," said Linda J. DeBowes, D.V.M., MS. "This combination not only decreases plaque accumulation, but also provides an opportunity to identify oral problems earlier than what might otherwise have been found."

According to the American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS), it is estimated that more than 80 percent of dogs and cats over the age of four show signs of oral disease, often indicated by bad breath, a change in eating or chewing habits, pawing at the face and mouth and depression. If inflammation of the gum is left untreated, the bone around the roots of teeth can begin to deteriorate, and as the bone tissue is destroyed, teeth may become loose or fall out. Eventually, the infection can cause receding gums and tooth loss and may enter the bloodstream, potentially affecting the heart, liver and kidneys.

"Every visit to the veterinarian should include dialogue regarding your pet's dental health," said Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, veterinary technician specialist at Hill's. "Preventing and treating periodontal disease through home-care protocols tailored to each patient and client is important to the pet's overall health."

National Pet Dental Health Month's Pets Need Dental Care, Too campaign is made possible through a partnership between American Veterinary Medical Association, AVDS, Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, American Veterinary Dental College, Academy of Veterinary Dental Technicians and Hill's Pet Nutr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Homeowners Admit to Dust Bunny Dilemma
2. New Pharmacys Owners Go Beyond Your Prescription
3. Fort Dodge Animal Health and the American Association of Feline Practitioners Launch Educational Web Site for Cat Owners - www.healthycatsforlife.com
4. SIAD Healthcare S.p.A. Acquires Minority Ownership in GENICON
5. Four Miami Health Care Company Owners Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison For Medicare Fraud
6. Hidden Costs Plague Owners Occupying Newly Constructed Buildings; New Program Can Help Avoid Major Issues
7. Medicare Fraud Strike Force Cases Result in Long Prison Terms for Five Health Care Company Owners
8. Quintiles Transnational Forms New Ownership Team with Current Investors Gillings, TPG and Temasek Joined by Bain Capital and 3i
9. Turnaround Partners Sells Minority Ownership in Interactive Nutrition to Natural Nutrition
10. Delta Dental of Illinois Introduces Smile Smart For Your Health
11. Toms of Maine Tooth Floss Earns American Dental Associations Seal of Acceptance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/24/2014)... Mellon University, working with high-throughput data generated by ... have devised a computational method to determine how ... turn malignant and as they respond to potential ... genes interact with each other in laboratory-grown cells ... the online journal PLOS Computational Biology . ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 In ... the United States has officially put an end to criminal ... legislation marks a new era for marijuana reform in Washington ... in America. The new law replaces criminal penalties for possession ... fine. Growing, selling and the possession of more than an ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... from Penn Medicine shows that incisionless transcatheter aortic ... stay by 30 percent and has no impact ... conventional transfemoral TAVR, which requires an incision in ... the current issue of Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions ... aortic valve without a traditional open-heart surgical approach. ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., director of The ... the July, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Journal ... eliminating hepatitis c virus infection (hep c or ... capacity to address other health challenges, and improve ... the United States, Taylor says, include lack of ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 2014 On October 24-25th, 2014, hundreds of ... the Embassy Suites LAX North for DiabetesSisters’ power-packed weekend conference. ... the first time it has convened Los Angeles, CA area. ... to open the entire event to both women with diabetes ... its kind worldwide for women with diabetes, the event offers ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Gene changes in breast cancer cells pinpointed with new computational method 2Health News:Gene changes in breast cancer cells pinpointed with new computational method 3Health News:Washington D.C. Decriminalizes Marijuana 2Health News:Penn study: Incisionless transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery cuts hospital length of stay 2Health News:Miriam Hospital physician advocates awareness, collaboration to combat peaking hep C virus 2Health News:Miriam Hospital physician advocates awareness, collaboration to combat peaking hep C virus 3Health News:Miriam Hospital physician advocates awareness, collaboration to combat peaking hep C virus 4Health News:DiabetesSisters Brings Conference for Women with Diabetes Los Angeles for the First Time 2Health News:DiabetesSisters Brings Conference for Women with Diabetes Los Angeles for the First Time 3
... If you want to lose the kilos you,ve put on over ... to appetite play an important role in your likelihood of regaining ... highest levels of leptin and lowest levels of ghrelin are more ... Doctors often have to deal with patients who, after sticking to ...
... that a bacterium inside the worm acts as a ,disguise, ... it in an ineffective way. The bacteria protect the ... are removed with antibiotics, the immune system responds appropriately, releasing ... Antibiotics are successful against the parasite, but the long treatment ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) -- ... and Advil, can raise the risk of heart ... suggests. Swiss researchers analyzed the results of 31 ... medications are called, and concluded that cardiovascular risk needs ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay ... cancer surgery experience urinary incontinence afterward, but new research ... problems for a significant number of them. After ... pelvic exercises and bladder control techniques -- the researchers ...
... , TUESDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) -- The steady, ... and there has been an alarming increase in the number ... The abortion rate in 2008 was 19.6 per 1,000 women ... peak of 29.3 per 1,000 women, according to the nonprofit ...
... Launched on December 2, 2010, Healthy People 2020 ... health of all Americans. A key component, Education for ... People 2020 goals. Formulated by the Healthy People Curriculum ... objectives provides a vehicle for promoting the discussion and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Yo-yo' effect of slimming diets explained 2Health News:Study sheds new light on river blindness parasite 2Health News:Certain Painkillers Appear to Boost Odds for Heart Attack 2Health News:Certain Painkillers Appear to Boost Odds for Heart Attack 3Health News:Therapy May Help Cut Incontinence After Prostate Surgery 2Health News:Therapy May Help Cut Incontinence After Prostate Surgery 3Health News:Decline in U.S. Abortion Rate Stalls, Report Finds 2Health News:10-year roadmap for reaching public health education goals 2Health News:10-year roadmap for reaching public health education goals 3Health News:10-year roadmap for reaching public health education goals 4
(Date:7/24/2014)...  Lazarus Effect, a medical device company focused ... facilitate removal of blood clots, announced today that ... issued a new patent (U.S. Patent Number 8,795,305) ... TM and ReCover TM devices. ... stent-retriever (stentriever) with an integrated, novel, cover-based protection ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014 Consolidated Net ... Business Highlights   , India Business grew ... by 9.33% to Rs. 4,886.70 Mn Rest of World ... Europe Formulations Business grew by 34.53% to Rs. 977.26 Mn ... , Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, the research-led global ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... -- In any given hospital in the country at any ... one hospital-acquired infection, according to the Centers of Disease ... prove fatal. And as increased surveillance has shown that ... per year, infection control efforts have drifted to the ... stronger emphasis is being placed upon innovative and comprehensive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lazarus Effect Receives Notice of Allowance for New US Patent Covering Core Protection Technology 2Glenmark's Consolidated Revenue Increases by 20.08% to Rs. 14,869.40 Mn for Q1 FY 14 - 15 2Glenmark's Consolidated Revenue Increases by 20.08% to Rs. 14,869.40 Mn for Q1 FY 14 - 15 3Glenmark's Consolidated Revenue Increases by 20.08% to Rs. 14,869.40 Mn for Q1 FY 14 - 15 4Employees, Equipment and the Environment: Top Infection Prevention Focuses in Hospitals 2Employees, Equipment and the Environment: Top Infection Prevention Focuses in Hospitals 3
...  Medtronic, Inc, one of the world,s largest medical device ... U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Office of the ... Services, and four relators in a qui tam suit ... in the U.S., including pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators ...
... A three-drug combination treatment for the blood cancer multiple myeloma ... patients, according to a multi-center study led by Andrzej ... the multiple myeloma program at the University of Chicago Medical ... of the phase I-II study on Dec. 12, 2011, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Settlement Announced in Medtronic Qui Tam Case 2Drug Combination Highly Effective for Newly Diagnosed Myeloma Patients, Study Finds 2Drug Combination Highly Effective for Newly Diagnosed Myeloma Patients, Study Finds 3
Reliable and Affordable. The Schuco 3000 Nebulizer by Allied has been designed to offer a compact style that provides worry-free affordable nebulizer therapy....
... CNBT technology, which relieves the practitioner of the ... HOPE allows you the ability to mix medications ... be easier, with a length of oxygen tubing ... the HOPE nebulizer into an inexpensive alternative to ...
... utilizing Vibrating Mesh Technology to efficiently ... from Asthma, COPD or other respiratory ... size and handy carrying case that ... them. Powerful delivery comparable to table-top ...
... dilution nebulizer allows the clinician to deliver up ... into the side port for precise high flow ... for normal flow patients, delivers 8-12 lpm in ... side port. For your high flow needs, DHD ...
Medicine Products: