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Help for Gum Disease in Cats

Help for Gum Disease in Cats

Recent studies reveal new information about feline plaque, paving the way for improved dental care.

Even though gum disease is one of the most commonly diagnosed health problems in cats, relatively little has been understood about the bacteria associated with it. A new study — published in Veterinary Microbiology and PLOS ONE — provides new information that identifies the most common bacterial species associated with gum disease in cats for the first time.

Conducted by researchers from the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition and veterinary dentists at the...

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