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Description: Gingivitis or periodontitis is common in dogs over the age of 3. The most common type of dental disease among dogs is periodontitis, a disease that begins under the gum line where bacteria eat away at bone, causing teeth to become loose. Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gum tissue and can lead to periodontitis if not treated. Plaque is a sticky mixture of decaying food particles mixed with saliva and fluids. Tartar is hardened plaque mineral deposits. They bond to the teeth above and below the gum and provide an environment plaque loves.

Contributing factors: Plaque and tartar are the main culprits. Bacteria and their toxins take a toll on a pet's dental health, which could lead to: gingivitis, periodontitis, pyorrhea, caries, plaque. Underlying medical conditions such as diabetes.

Herbal Treatment: Some herbs that may form part of a formula are: Not only is Cinnamon a yummy spice, it is also used to fight thrush, gum disease, respiratory and sinus infections. Green Tea contains a substance which inhibits the accumulation of plaque. Barberry targets bacterial infections. Goldenseal is helpful in fighting dental bacteria.

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Homeopathic Treatment: Homeopathics are medical formulas based on a theory of like cures like and highly diluted quantities of medicinal substances are given to cure symptoms. Phytolacca-lnjeel, traumeel, kreosot-injrrl, mercurius-lnjeel

Essential Oils: Every essential oil has a unique and distinctive fragrance which stimulates the immune system, body and emotions in a precise way. The essential oils are diluted with a carrier for delivery because they should not be used in concentrate form. Carriers range from sweet almond oil to watermelon seed oil, each possessing individual healing traits. Essential oils are purposefully matched with individual carries to achieve a specific result. Some essential oil formulas may contain the following essential oils for this disorder: lavender

Flower Essence Holly is for fast occurring illness. Centaury helps with week immune systems. Hornbeam helps replenish energy reserves. Beech promotes tolerance. Olive for rejuvenation.Crab Apple helps with the recovery from infections. Beech for tolerance. Centaury for weak immune systems.

Reiki or other types of therapeutic touch is beneficial. It has been our experience dogs respond positively to the healing human touch. Neem oil and powder has been used in India since ancient times. It is a tree with amazing healing powers and has undergone scrutiny world wide. It has been used to treat illnesses ranging abrasions, autoimmune disorders, blood disorders, circulatory disorders, Digestion, Fatigue, and Respiratory.