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FELINE PERIODONTAL DISEASE

PICTURES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF THE 3 STAGES OF FELINE DENTAL DISEASE

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Stage 1: Early Periodontal Disease

  • Minimal plaque and/or calculus on teeth
  • Red and swollen gums with no tooth attachment loss
  • Removing plaque and cleaning under the gum line will save teeth
  • REVERSIBLE CONDITION

 

 

 

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Stage 2: Moderate Periodontal Disease

  • Plaque and/or calculus on teeth
  • Red, swollen and painful gums; as well as bad breath
  • Loss of tooth attachment up to 25%
  • POTENTIALLY REVERSABLE MAY REQUIER EXTRACTIONS

 

 

 

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Stage3: Severe Periodontal Disease

  • Significant calculus on teeth
  • Severe gingivitis causing painful and bleeding gums
  • Decaying enamel resulting in painful nerve exposure
  • Loss of tooth attachment greater than 50%
  • PERMANENT DAMAGE WILL REQUIRE EXTRACTIONS