- Bad Breath: Excessive tartar and plaque provide a home for bad bacteria.
- Excessive Salivation: Tartar and plaque can irritate the gums.
- Rubbing at the Mouth: Irritation and discomfort can cause a pet to paw at the mouth.
- Swelling Around the Mouth: Severe infection can cause swelling.
- Reluctance to Eat Hard Food: Loose teeth can make it painful to eat hard foods.
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