Message Number: YG3693 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-05-17 17:50:00 UTC
Subject: RE: [Ferret-Health-list] dirty teeth

> hi
> i have a one and a half year old male ferret, who has alot of
> plauqe on his
> back teeth. (he dose not have bad breath though). is there
> anything that i
> can do to clean them except for taking him to the vet to get
> them cleaned?
> mandy
Yup, get a scaler ( the smallest you can find-sold in most pet catalogues,
or ask your dentist, check flea markets) and get your vet or someone who
knows how to use it to show you. I practised on myself to get a feel of the
pressure necessary to break the plaque lose.