Get you a tooth brush or finger brush with some doggie flavored tooth paste
1.For several days in a row while he sniffs and licks it off the brush praise him.
2. Next put some on the brush and while he is licking touch the brush to his teeth do this for at least a week.
3. Hold your dogs muzzle lightly with one hand lifting up one side of his lips with your fingers near the corner of his mouth hold the brush in your hand.
4.Brush the OUTSIDE surfaces of the back teeth using a up and down or circular motion Do just ONE SIDE for a week.
5. Repeat the other side for another 7 days
6. Lift up the lips in the front of your dogs mouth and brush the OUTSIDE surface of the CANINE and FRONT TEETH Always keep Praising and Petting you Pet as you go along.
Dental disease ( Periodontal infection ) is the most common infectious disease in dogs most dogs between 1-3 have enough Tartar on their teeth that they need a Professional cleaning by a Vet. Fortunately it is one of the easiest to prevent and treat. It causes problems like diabetes, Kidney disease, and Liver disease all of these have been linked to oral bacteria with periodontal disease. Acumalation of Tartar on their teeth will lead to Peridontal Pain, Tooth loss, and systemic infection older dog acting old will be restored to youthful health once the Tartar and the infection is removed. Natural therapies such as coenzyme Q10 and arnica are helpful for treating pets with dental disease. Do as much as you can at home the Vet has to put them to sleep to clean and polish their teeth. THIS IS SO VERY IMPORTANT Very Bad breath is possibly another sign.
For dogs that strongly resist Brushing or for added protection try an enzyme mouth spray or rub on jell product. Finish with a BIG REWARD- PRAISE AND A DENTAL OR FRESH BREATH TREAT.
REPEAT DAILY YES DAILY VETERINARY DENTIST SAY THAT'S BEST YOUR DOG WILL SOON GET USE TO THE NEW BRUSHING ROUTINE. AND SO WILL YOU. And think all ALL the extra years you added to your dogs Happy life.
I have found a very good site to go to and look up Medical Problems with any dog I would like to pass on so go to http://www.dog/channel.com/dog-health/do then click on Medical conditions and look for what ever problem you may have with what ever breed you may have Big or Small hope this helps anyone and everyone. And www.vetinfo.com hope these help