Gum inflammation (gingivitis) is a common condition in dogs. It can be caused by bacteria that spread to other organs, which can lead to heart, liver and kidney problems in the long term. We will now explain the causes in more detail and show treatment options.
Causes of gum inflammation
Gum inflammation in dogs is often caused by bacteria that colonise the dog’s mouth, teeth and tartar. These bacteria multiply, promote tartar, attack the enamel and cause inflammation. Another factor that can contribute to the development of gingivitis is diet. Dogs that are fed an unhealthy diet, such as dry food, are more prone to gingivitis.
Untreated Long-term consequences can have long-term consequences for your dog’s health. Bacteria from the mouth and tartar can enter the dog’s bloodstream and spread to other organs. This can lead to inflammation and damage to the heart, liver and kidneys. Early treatment of gingivitis is therefore important to avoid such complications.
What can I do for my dog?
The conventional treatment
Conventional treatment for gingivitis in dogs starts with a thorough cleaning of the mouth. This usually involves cleaning the teeth under general anaesthetic. Antibiotic treatment is often recommended to fight the bacterial infection.
The natural treatment
In addition to the conventional treatment options mentioned above, there are also natural alternatives. DOG FIT by PreThis® FRESH is a natural product consisting of 16 antibacterial herbs that help to relieve gum inflammation in dogs. It can also help fight bacteria in the mouth and throat as well as throughout the body to prevent potential complications. FRESH has been part of our nutritional system for over 20 years and is recommended by many vets and veterinary practitioners.
For dogs with additional tartar and/or bad breath, we recommend our product combination of DOG FIT by PreThis® FRESH and WHITE dental plus. This product is also natural and helps to remove tartar and thus also prevent gum inflammation.
Treating gum inflammation with the power of nature
Many years ago, we were looking for a natural alternative to the classic treatment of gum inflammation in dogs. Unfortunately, we did not find what we were looking for at first, as there were only a few preparations specifically for dogs at the time and they were mostly based on chemical agents. As part of our commitment to holistic health care for dogs, we continued our search to find a natural solution.
Working with our veterinary practitioners and herbal experts, we finally developed FRESH – a mix of herbs that is antibacterial and targets the bacteria that cause gum inflammation. However, FRESH is not only limited to the treatment of gum inflammation, but is also used to treat bad breath, which is also caused by bacteria. In addition, FRESH can also help with digestive problems such as flatulence. FRESH has been part of our nutritional system for dogs for over 20 years.
Our goal was to find a natural solution that is not only effective, but also supports the dog’s entire organism. We are proud that FRESH is a holistic and natural alternative to chemical preparations and is successfully used in the treatment of gum inflammation, bad breath and digestive problems.