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Trends & Products: Dental Health

Julia Rivera//October 22, 2021//

Trends & Products: Dental Health

Julia Rivera //October 22, 2021//

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Oral care for dogs and cats is one of the most overlooked aspects of health care by pet parents. The AVMA recommends that a dog’s teeth and gums be checked at least once a year by a veterinarian to examine for signs of a problem and to help keep its mouth healthy. 

Not all consumers have the time to regularly brush their pet’s teeth and to take them for professional cleanings. It’s no secret that physically brushing a dog’s teeth is a challenge, which causes many pet parents to neglect proper dental care and overlook a debilitating disease that can impact a dog’s quality of life and overall health. Thankfully, manufacturers offer a wide range of products, from supplements and chews to brushes and wipes, that will provide a measure of convenience for consumers. Retailers can enhance their awareness methods to help their customers recognize the importance of them incorporating the following products into their daily health regimen. 






Meet the daily dental chew for dogs that proves you don’t need 30+ ingredients to clean teeth. Our carefully crafted and rigorously tested formulation fights plaque and bad breath with amazing ingredients your dog will love. Earthbones are all-natural, highly digestible chews that contain botanicals to instantly freshen a dog’s breath. Results are guaranteed. 



TrueBlue Dental Wipes true

TrueBlue’s Fast and Fresh Dental Wipes are as effective as brushing, but much easier to use. Most vets agree that you need friction to remove plaque — that’s why we humans brush our own teeth, and don’t just use water additives or spray on gels. The TrueBlue Dental Wipes have a textured pad that really helps loosen plaque and an all-natural cleansing solution with organic parsley, organic peppermint and baking soda. 



Dental Care Munchables munch

Simply Kind Hearted Dental Care Munchables for cats are delicious daily treats that prevent plaque and tartar buildup. They are crafted with mint for a fresh breath and Vitamin E to protect your cat’s healthy cells. Give Dental Care Munchables to your cat daily to support strong teeth, fresh breath and overall dental health. 50 percent treat50 percentsupplement. 100 percentlove. 




Fresh Breath by TropiClean trop

TropiClean has revamped the original formula with natural ingredients like coconut, green tea and the natural mineral SHMP, which is clinically proven to safely remove plaque and tartar buildup. The treats will be available in three flavors: Peanut Butter, Banana and Blueberry. 



Oratene Brushless Oral Care or

Oratene Brushless Oral Care brings the power of enzymes to help keep dogs and cats’ teeth clean, breath fresh and gums healthy. Veterinarian recommended and works without brushing. Includes a Drinking Water Additive, a Brushless Toothpaste Gel and Breath Freshening Spray. Contains no xylitol, chlorhexidine, detergents or dyes. 



Organic Dental Solutions organic

The Organic Dental Solutions Bamboo Dental Kits is your perfect pet dental essential. The USDA-certified organic kits feature an eco-friendly, sustainably harvested mosobamboo toothbrush. The biodegradable and anti-microbial handle is from one piece of naturally grown mosobamboo from a FSC Certified Forest. For improved grip, it is coated in organic soybean wax and free of toxic glues or paints and has ergonomic, dental-grade, nylon bristles that can be recycled. 



Petsmile petsmile

Veterinarian-recommended Petsmile is the first and only toothpaste accepted by the VOHC for plaque inhibition, with Calprox. It’s formulated with human-grade ingredients and is free of animal by-products, BPA, silica, sulfates, parabens and gluten. The VOHC with the American Veterinary Dental College recognizes that Petsmile meets the highest standards for your dog’s oral health. 



Oxyfresh Dental Cleaning Kit oxy

The Dental Teeth Cleaning Kit from Oxyfresh features a professional-grade Pet Dental Gel toothpaste with Oxygene and aloe plus a convenient finger brush. All products at Oxyfresh are made in the U.S.A., cruelty-free, non-toxic, safe, gentle and effective. They contain no artificial flavors ever. 



WHIMZEES Daily Use Packs whim

Daily Use Packs allow pet parents to purchase WHIMZEES dental treats in portions that encourage daily use with more convenience. Filled with the brand’s reimagined toothbrush shape, Brushzees, and offered in one-week, two-week and one-month supplies, the pack sizes encourage pet parents to take one simple step each day of the week to care for their dog’s teeth. 




Merrick Fresh Kisses merrick

Merrick Fresh Kisses dental treats are crafted with all-natural ingredients such as mint breath strips, coconut oil and a combination of botanical oils to freshen breath. Available in two flavors, the innovative dental treat features a unique double-brush design to clean a dog’s teeth by removing plaque and tartar. 



TEEF teef

Unlike brushing a dog’s teeth, TEEF is ridiculously easy to use. Just scoop, add and drink. Each drink helps to evenly disperse TEEF’s formula on all surfaces of the mouth, working on the bacteria that exists everywhere, even below the gum line. The quadruple-action formula promotes strong teeth, healthy gums and fresher breath. Made with 100 percent safe, plant-derived ingredients that are tummy-friendly and flavorless. 



Jax & Cali Toothbrush Wipes jax

Each easy-to-use, pre-moistened toothbrush wipe has been formulated with natural enzymes to inhibit and reduce bacterial growth, plaque and inflammation while promoting white teeth and fresh breath. Good oral care will help prevent periodontal disease (often subtle and unnoticed) that, when left untreated, can result in heart, liver and kidney damage as well as tooth extraction and costly veterinary visits. Use daily to keep your pet’s mouth clean and healthy. 



N-Bone Puppy Chews nbone

Puppies and adolescent dogs often have an urge to chew. Give them a taste of fall and satisfy that urge with our pumpkin flavored N-Bone Puppy Teething Rings. Made with real pumpkin, and formulated with DHA and calcium to support your puppy’s unique nutritional needs. 




Dogswell DENTAL Jerky dogswell

Dogswell DENTAL Jerky is a dental treat for dogs, made in the U.S.A., that comes in a canine-pleasing jerky format. Made with farm-raised, U.S.-sourced chicken as its No. 1 ingredient, the chewy, meaty jerky provides an effective and appealing alternative to crunchy dental treats for picky eaters or older dogs with sensitive teeth and gums. 



Yummy Combs yummy

Cleaning your dog’s teeth with Yummy Combs dog treats is easy, nutritious and absolutely yummy. The unique design works like dental floss for a more complete cleaning. Yummy Combs contain 44 percent protein with 12 additional wellness ingredients. Each treat is individually wrapped for freshness in five weight-specific sizes. 



 Protection+ Brushless Toothpaste 


Protection+ Brushless Toothpaste is the only dental chew that stops plaque and tartar before they start. Powered by nature’s most powerful antioxidant: astaxanthin. The brand’s unique 5-in-1 dental chews have a toothpaste center with active ingredients and natural breath fresheners such as cinnamon, clove and vanilla. 



All Smiles Limited-Ingredient Dental Chews jinx

Inspired by the need to offer a limited ingredient dental chew free of fillers and preservatives, Jinx is making it easier than ever to care for your dog’s dental needs. All Smiles are the first functional chews on the market with only four ingredients: sweet potato, chicken, honey and peppermint oil. They offer a long chew time and higher-than-average dissolution, meaning they’re easy on dogs’ stomachs and can be enjoyed daily. 




dailydose daily

dailydose makes it easy to support dental and full-body health with a tasty, daily dog chew. It starts with a dental scrub that only needs 30 seconds to help eliminate odor, tartar and plaque-causing bacteria. The inner core delivers supplements for calming, joint, skin or heart health. Plus, dailydose is made in the U.S.A. with no artificial colors, preservatives, gluten or grains. 


Benebone Puppy Line bene

Benebone’s puppy line features its popular Wishbone, Dental Chew, Maplestick and Zaggler. They’re a bit softer than their adult counterparts, and they are bursting with real bacon and maple wood flavor. Always made in the U.S.A., these dental chews are offered in tiny (under 15 pounds) and small (under 30 pounds) sizes. 





BioBrilliant Dental Formula bio

InClover’sBioBrilliant Dental Formula is scientifically tested to benefit healthy teeth and fresh breath. BioBrilliant works to stop the cause of plaque and tartar from the inside out. BioBrilliant is a tasty powder that sprinkles on your dog or cat’s food, providing an easy alternative for teeth brushing that is enjoyable for you and your pet. 




Plaque Re-Lease plaq

Remedy+RecoveryPlaque Re-Lease Easy Pinch Tablets for Dogs are a daily oral care product that reduces plaque, tartar and bad breath with no toothbrushing required. Can be given to dogs three convenient ways: pinch tablet on top of dog’s food, pinch tablet on dog’s tongue or place tablet inside dog’s cheek. 





Swedencare plaq off

Swedencare’sProDenPlaqueOff Powder for dogs is 100 percent natural and when used daily can significantly complement ordinary dental hygiene by scrubbing away plaque and tartar. It can be sprinkled over food or added to water. Swedencare’s other products incorporating the ProDenPlaqueOff System include Crunchy Dental Bites and Dental Bones in regular size and minis. 



Bam-Bones Plus bam

Now tougher than the original and in a new peanut butter flavor, Bam-Bones Plus combine the natural strength of bamboo fiber with nylon fiber to create a longer-lasting, durable chew toy for more aggressive chewers. Raised nubs provide great texture for chewing and help control plaque and tartar build-up, minimizes bacteria and helps with bad breath. The easy to grip shape allows dogs to hold Bam-Bones Plus with their paws and keep it stable while chewing.