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plaque on teeth

my dog has plaque on his teeth, we give him Denta Bones but it doesnt help.When we try to brush his teeth he runs away and hides, and my granddaughter wont let the vet clean his teeth under anesthesia.
Thank you
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Type of Animal
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dog
Age of Animal
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3
Sex of Animal
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Male
Breed of Animal
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Chigi
Last date your pet was examined by a vet?
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February 20, 2010
City
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Woburn
State/Province
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MA
Blood Test Results
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normal
X-Ray Results
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n/a
Other pertinent test results
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all tests normal
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If you aren't seeing white teeth, you are seeing tartar on teeth, not placque.  Tartar is cement like and can't be brushed off.  Tartar harbors bacteria and the gums and likely teeth are painful.  Nothing except a dental cleaning under anesthesia will remove the tartar.  Please read:
http://www.toothvet.ca/PDFfiles/mythology.pdf
http://www.toothvet.ca/PDFfiles/Dental_Truths.pdf
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